BUDAPEST, July 29 Former Real Madrid and
Netherlands coach Leo Beenhakker was appointed sporting director
of Hungarian first division club Ujpest on Friday.
Beenhakker, 68, has also coached the national teams of
Poland, Trinidad & Tobago and Saudi Arabia on his travels, plus
European clubs including Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord and
Mexican sides Guadalajara and America.
"Ujpest has to get back to the place in European football
which is worthy of its traditions," Beenhakker told reporters.
Ujpest, founded in 1885, have won the Hungarian championship
20 times but the last was in 1998. They finished sixth last
(Reporting by Zoltan Fazekas; Editing by Brian Homewood; To
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