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Anderlecht fined €5000 over Kompany appointment

Anderlecht have been fined for naming Vincent Kompany as head coach without him having the proper qualifications.

Belgium requires all head coaches of top-flight clubs to hold a UEFA Pro licence.

Kompany was named as player-manager in May without having earned the qualification.

The Belgian giants have now been fined €5,000 over the incident.

"The club violated the regulations for a long time and despite that it being against the rules did not hesitate to publicly unveil a coach without a diploma," the associations licensing committee said in a statement.

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