After announcing the hiring of Maurice Steijn to be the new coach of the Amsterdam club, Ajax reached an agreement with Almere City FC for the signing of Hedwiges Maduro.
The former player will be one of Maurice Steijn’s technical assistants at Ajax. This past season, Hedwiges Maduro was assistant coach to Alex Pastoor at Almere City FC. The club won the last spot for the Eredivisie and will compete for the first time in the biggest competition in Dutch football.
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Almeerse assistent-trainer Hedwiges Maduro verruilt Almere City FC voor Ajax.
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“We would have loved to have continued with Hedwiges Maduro on our coaching staff. But we listened to his wishes and understood that it would be better for everyone if he was released,” said Almere City FC director of football Johan Hansma.
Hedwiges Maduro’s contract will last until the end of the 2025/26 season.