Sad news from Doetinchem: The County announces Tuesday that Roy Ebbers has died suddenly. Ebbers was assistant trainer at De Graafschap O17.
Ebbers was part of De Graafschap‘s youth training since 2018. The players who worked with him met on Tuesday afternoon at De Bezelhorst, the training accommodation of De Graafschap. All youth training sessions have been cancelled. The County writes that players and technical staff of the teams are ‘shocked and dealt with‘ because of the loss.
This Saturday will take a minute of silence at all the youth teams games, De Graafschap informs. The players will also wear a band of grief. The Graafschap wishes Ebbers’ partner Maaike, his friends and all the next of kin a lot of strength.
Today we were informed of the sudden death of Roy Ebbers. 🙏 Roy was active as assistant trainer of the Under 17 Youth School. We wish his next of kin with this great loss. https://t.co/rUZNGQDCyv pic.twitter.com/4AbGyTqM1z
— The County (@DeGraafschap) October 5, 2021