Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has revealed that getting a chance to manage Eerste Divisie (Dutch second division) club, Fortuna Sittard is “a good opportunity.”
Oliseh was presented to the media on Tuesday and he took the time to outline his plans for the football club.
The Nigerian coach is looking, amongst others, to guide his club away from the relegation zone.
“Fortuna is a good opportunity for me. I am very happy to be here.
“I chose Fortuna Sittard because this is a good opportunity for me,” he said at a packed press conference.
The former Ajax, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund mindfielder then revealed that he has earned his stripes while noting that his family played an important role in his eventual decision to join the club.
“Years ago I got the highest coaching diploma in England, in a class with guys like Ryan Giggs and Roberto Di Matteo.
“Now I want to bring my football philosophy into practice. There were other clubs interested in me. But they are thousands of kilometres away from my home (in Belgium).
“And I want to be close to my family. My family means the world to me,” he said.
Oliseh stepped down as Nigeria head coach in February 2016.