Current Heracles Almelo manager John Stegeman spoke to the NOS about his decision to drop down a division to become new Go Ahead Eagles head coach as of next season.

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The Deventer club announced Stegeman’s appointment on Wednesday with the 41-year-old signing a two-year contract.

Stegeman said, ”I was born and raised very close to Deventer and I went to watch Go Ahead Eagles matches and these elements were decisive in my decision to become Go Ahead Eagles manager.

”I felt the need to accept this challenge. I am delighted to be able to work for Go Ahead Eagles.

”Deventer breathes football in its streets and the¬†environment and we have to cherish that as club.

”We have fanatical supporters and I played for some great matches for Go Ahead Eagles in my career and I really enjoyed my football here in Deventer.

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