The Dutch master tactician stepped down after leading the Indian women's hockey team to a fourth-place finish in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics.
The former Dutch player came to the country to take over the Indian women's team in 2017 but was appointed the chief coach of the men's side later that year and was against re-designated in 2018.
We didn't win bronze and I have already said it but we won something bigger, Marijne said.
Soon after guiding the team to its best ever performance in the Olympic Games, the 47-year-old Dutchman announced that he would no longer continue in his current job citing personal reasons.
The Indian women's hockey team on Friday went down fighting against Great Britain in the Tokyo Olympics Bronze medal match with a 3-4 score.
The Indian women came tantalisingly close to winning their maiden Olympic medal before losing to Great Britain 3-4 in a close bronze play-off match.
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Speaking to the media after the thrilling encounter, Marijne said the team will take it one match at a time and not look too far ahead.
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