Koeman named new AZ Alkmaar boss

ROTTERDAM - Former Dutch international Ronald Koeman has signed a two-year contract to become the new head coach of AZ Alkmaar, the Dutch champions said on their official website on Sunday. Koeman, 46, succeeds Louis van Gaal who will coach Bayern Munich from next season. Koeman has previously had stints in charge of Ajax Amsterdam, Benfica, PSV Eindhoven and Valencia.