The match between Feyenoord and Willem II Wednesday night in the semi-finals of the KNVB cup is going to final round despite the extreme cold that the Netherlands gets underway.
That is the outcome of a meeting Tuesday afternoon took place between Feyenoord, Willem II and football association KNVB.
The forecasts indicate that the wind chill during the duel not below -15 degrees Celsius. The KNVB keeps that as a border for a possible cancellation.
Feyenoord reports on its website that supporters coming to the stadium, as a token of appreciation both a free mug of hot chocolate as a free set of handwarmers received from the club.
Feyenoord-trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst left Tuesday at the beginning of the afternoon already know that he does not care whether his team Wednesday whether or not action should be.
“It is up to the KNVB, later today, there is still consultation. We will prepare just for to go play,” he said at his press conference.
Feyenoord-Willem II begins Wednesday at 20.45 hours in the now already as good as sold out Cockpit and is led by referee Kevin Blom.
There is still no decision taken on whether or not to continue the other half of the final battle between AZ and FC Twente also on Wednesday, at 18.30 in the AFAS Stadium.
View the program and results in the KNVB cup