Nationwide coach Wiegman can be absent towards Kosovo as a consequence of non-public circumstances

Nationwide coach Sarina Wiegman can be lacking on Tuesday on the bench with the Orange squad in the course of the European Championship qualifying match in Breda towards Kosovo. Assistant coach Arjan Veurink takes over her duties.

‘Aim is victory with huge figures’

Wiegman was not current on Friday in the course of the exhibition match towards the USA, which the Netherlands misplaced 2-0 beneath the management of Veurink.

The 34-year-old Veurink has been assistant nationwide coach since 2017 and beforehand had closing duty for the FC Twente girls’s staff. He has a match choice accessible towards Kosovo and all corona checks had been destructive on Monday. However, Veurink will make the required adjustments in comparison with the sport with the US when the Orange squad performed within the strongest line-up.

“I am not going to call any names but, as a result of I’ll solely announce the line-up tonight,” Veurink mentioned on Monday. “However it’s sure that a lot of different gamers might be on the kick-off towards Kosovo.”

Arjan Veurink (proper) in the course of the pleasant towards the USA. (Photograph: Professional Pictures)

The worldwide match towards Kosovo is the final recreation of the Orange Ladies within the European Championship qualification and the final on this calendar yr. Nothing is at stake for the Netherlands, which is already sure of participation within the match that might be held in England in the summertime of 2022.

Final month, the Orange gained the away recreation towards Kosovo with 0-6. In Breda, the quantity 4 of the FIFA rating once more goes for a giant win over the worldwide quantity 125.

“The purpose is a victory with huge figures and good soccer,” says Veurink. “It will likely be a really totally different recreation than towards the US, I feel we might have 80 to 85 % possession of the ball.”

The Netherlands towards Kosovo begins on Tuesday at 6.30 pm within the Rat Verlegh Stadium. If the Orange wins, it has solely booked victories within the European Championship qualification.



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