Michael Valkanis appointed Assistant Manager of Dutch giants Ajax


Former Socceroo and previous manager of Melbourne City FC, Michael Valkanis, has been named Assistant Manager of the Dutch football club, Ajax.

The Greek Australian has left his position as head coach at Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Tel Aviv to join Ajax’s coaching staff.

According to KEEPUP, Valkanis will now link back up with Jon van’t Schip at Ajax after they previously coached together at Melbourne City FC back in 2016.

Ajax, Dutch champions in 2022 under Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag, have won just one and lost five of their first eight league games this season.

Source: KEEPUP




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