This week was full of good news. The first one comes from The Pro League of football, The Future and het Nieuwsblad which named the coach of KV Courtrai Vanhaezebrouck  “coach of the year” in 2012.

Vanhaezebrouck coach of Courtrai from now on two years old.

The second good news is that Thomas Matton is going to be one of the new players in KV Courtrai.

Vanhaezebrouck is the coach of the year!

The Pro League of football, in partnership with The Future and het Nieuwsblad, announced the name of the trainer of the year. It is about the coach of the KV Courtrai Hein Vanhaezebrouck.

A referendum was organized with 403 players from the Jupiler League.

Vanhaezebrouck, collected 561 points. He overcome Anderlech, who was crowned with the prize  in 2010.

Vanhaezebrouck, 48 years, had never win this prize. It’s the first time a coach of Courtrai to winning this title. Vanhaezebrouck thus succeeded Frank Vercauteren  ( Genk) elected in 2011.

Ranking : Hein Vanhaezebrouck (KV Courtrai/561 points), Ariël Jacobs (RSC Anderlecht /468), Peter Maes (430 points/ Lokeren), Bob Peeters (Cercle Bruges/351), Trond Sollied (La Gantoise/287), Christoph Daum (FC Bruges/256) 6e, Mario Been (RC Genk/210), José Riga (Standard/123), Adrie Koster (FC Bruges/76) and Ronny Van Geneugden (OH Louvain/62) .

New player Thomas Matton


Thomas Matton will play for KV Courtrai from next season. The contract is for two years. The midfielder of zulte Waregem will be transferred in Courtrai after the negotiations between both clubs this Thursday.

Thomas Matton is a 26 year old Belgium midfielder, who played for 4 years in the first division of Belgium in Zulte Waregem FC.

Unfortunately  we still don’t know the amount of the transfer.