ZEIST – The Dutch national team practice this spring, against Slovakia and Italy. Both countries are missing the summer, just as Orange at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. Slovakia was the worst number two and did not go through to the play-offs for a world cup ticket. Italy was in the play-offs, Sweden is disabled.
Ronald Koeman is to talk to the press during his presentation as coach of the Dutch national team at the KNVB.
The duel with Slovakia will take place on may 31, in Trnava. Four days later, wait for Italy in the Allianz Stadium of Turin, home to Juventus. The last time that Orange Slovakia hit on may 30, 2012. The netherlands then won with 2-0. The final duel with Italy, last year march, was in the ArenA lost: 1-2.
The Dutch team will receive England on 23 march in Amsterdam, three days later will play in Geneva a practice duel with Portugal.