The Belgian national vrouwenvoetbalploeg begins Wednesday (at 12 noon) with a duel against the Czech republic at the Cyprus Cup. For the Red Flames is the prestigious oefentoernooi an ideal preparation for the second part of the qualifications for the world cup 2019 in France.
The Flames for the third time to Cyprus. In 2015, had the team of coach Ives Serneels peace with the twelfth and last place. Last year was the Belgians, with a seventh place, the better.
Belgium, 22nd on the FIFA-ranking, works in Cyprus four games. After the groepduels against the Czech republic (28 February to 12 pm (Belgian time), Spain (2 march to 17 hours) and Austria (5 march to 17 hours), follows on march 7, a final qualifying match.
For the Flames, should the tournament as preparation for the second part of the qualifications for the world cup in France (7 June to 7 July 2019). Belgium is with three victories from as many races in second place behind Italy, that the group raised with twelve points from four matches. The two following kwalificatieduels are at the beginning of april on the calendar, with the ” home in Leuven against Portugal (6 april) and the trip to Italy (april 10). Only the group winners punch through to the finals, the four best school years known as seconde (in seven groups) play off.