NEC Nijmegen manager Alex Pastoor has signed a one-year contract extension, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

The 46-year-old, who took charge at the Stadion De Goffert in July 2011, was under contract until the end of this season but will now stay in Nijmegen for a further 12 months.

"NEC are developing in many areas," Pastoor said. "The ambitions of the club, the atmosphere in Nijmegen and the further professionalism of the club - I can help contribute to all of that."

NEC are seventh in the Eredivisie standings with 36 points from 25 matches and will host Heracles on Saturday.