Former Nigerian player and Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has been appointed as head coach of the Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard.

The former captain signed an 18-month contract with the club with an option to extend the contract for another season. He is expected to start work on 2 January, 2017.

“With Sunday Oliseh we signed a young and ambitious coach with vision, one players look up to. We were looking for someone who plays attractive football combining it with the will to win. We think Sunday is the right one for this job,” The club’s owner, Isitan Gün, announced.

Before this appointment, the 42 year-old played for Ajax, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund during his career, had coached Belgian side Verviétois. He also managed Nigeria’s national team and resigned 10 months ago.