The 26-year-old leaves Barca after 124 first team appearances in the three years since he joined them from Portuguese giants Benfica.
After Ronald Koeman left 'Oranje' for FC Barcelona in August, the search for a new candidate started. Assistant Dwight Lodeweges led the Netherlands temporarily against Poland (1-0 win) and Italy (1-0 loss) in the beginning of September.
"I have no regrets of what I've done, whatever anyone else has said, that's up to them. I know my opinion of myself and my family knows exactly what I am, so that's all I'm worried about," he commented. Enditem
Tianjin dominated the match with strong attacks from Chinese national team players Li Yingying and Wang Yuanyuan, while Hebei hardly created a threat in the first set.
The pay-tv stations covering the game, Sky and DZAN, announced they would not be sending reporters to Budapest but instead would commentate on the game from Germany.
Hertha was able to score a consolation goal in the 76th minute with the assistance of Martin Hinteregger, who cleared a square pass from Torunarigha into the wrong goal.
World number one Judd Trump will take on Kyren Wilson, while Australia's Neil Robertson meets Shaun Murphy. Enditem
"On behalf of FIFA and the world football community, we would like to express our condolences to the GFA, the national juvenile committee, and above all, to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims. Our thoughts also go out to the injured to whom we wish a prompt and full recovery," he said.
Frank de Boer wore the Netherlands shirt 112 times as a player. He started his coaching career at Ajax in December 2010, with which he captured four Dutch league titles. After that he had unsuccessful spells at Internazionale, Crystal Palace and, until July 2020, at Atlanta United. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League jumps straight in at the deep end this weekend with Manchester United's visit to Brighton opening the third round, although fans will be forced to wait until Monday night for the star attraction when Liverpool entertain Arsenal.
Around 16,000 spectators were allowed in to watch the game in Budapest's Puskas Arena. Enditem