Among other things, John Van't Schip says he enjoyed his time in Australia International football. He experienced his son's wedding in a special atmosphere, while Ajax in the Netherlands was a disappointment.
“It was summer there, around 25 to 26 degrees. It was very comfortable,” explains the Amsterdam team's coach. “The first night we got together, there were three of these huge paella pans, and there was a musician playing live and there were kangaroos running through them. It was a fun evening: we ate together, drank together, talked together.
I spoke up immediately that evening and said: “Of course we all know what happened. But Daniel wanted us to celebrate and celebrate life. “I expressed that to the group, to take the cold out of the air, so everyone can celebrate,” Van't Schip continues. “It can be accompanied by laughter and tears, that's not a problem, that's the way it is.” This also gave the wedding a much deeper meaning.
Back to Ajax
Once back in Amsterdam, the former club player had to get back to work with his players. The results against PEC Zwolle and USV Hercules left a lot to be desired, and according to Van 't Schip, this was still noticeable after the holiday. “And the anger was still there. I can imagine you lose that a little while on holiday with your family and friends, but when you come back, it's the last thing you shared with each other. How could this happen? It's not possible. But okay, I'm done, And you move forward, because you just want to have a good training camp together. When the energy is good, that's what matters.
According to the head coach, there was no real shame towards Van't Schip – who was not present during the shenanigans. No, I didn't notice that. It was more shameful towards themselves. They didn't have nice days, for example when they were walking through Amsterdam. You encounter it everywhere, even on TV or in the newspaper.
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