Oranjevrouwen without injured Of the Donk at the Algarve Cup

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Daniëlle van de Donk, not with the Oranjevrouwen on the Algarve Cup come true. The midfielder has Saturday with a kuitblessure logged off.

Coach Sarina Wiegman, who previously had been faced with cancellations of regular forces Vivianne Miedema and Anouk Dekker, Sheila van den Bulk of her selection.

The netherlands, that the number seven in the world, meets in the group stage of the Algarve Cup, Japan, Denmark, and Iceland, and thus, respectively, the number nine, twelve and twenty of the FIFA-ranking.

The tournament in Portugal is annually on the program. Last year ended up Orange as the fifth after the Japan with 3-2 defeated. In the group stage was won by olympic finalist Sweden and China and lost to Australia.

The Algarve Cup was for the Netherlands at the time in the sign of the preparation for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. Last summer laid the Oranjevrouwen in their own country cleverly seized the European title in the final to deal with Denmark.

World cup qualification

The next competition for the Oranjevrouwen in the world cup qualification is over for more than a month. On april 6, is Northern Ireland the opponent. With seven points from three matches going to the Netherlands to head in group 3.

The group winners qualify directly for world cup 2019 in France. The four best songs two will compete in the play-offs to the last ticket.

Orange opens the Algarve Cup next Wednesday against Japan. The two best group winners of three groups of four teams play on march 8, the final.

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