Oranjevrouwen establish a new record in international match against Northern Ireland

The world cup qualifier of the Oranjevrouwen against Northern Ireland on Friday is the best-attended shows vrouwenduel ever in the Netherlands. For the match in the Philips Stadium are already more than 28.182 cards sold.

The old record was in August last year, located in the european CHAMPIONSHIP final between the Netherlands and Denmark (4-2). In the sold out Grolsch Veste were at the time 28.182 spectators.

The Philips Stadium has a capacity of 35,000. Never played the Oranjevrouwen in their own country in such a big stadium.

It is according to the KNVB, the fourth vrouwenvoetbalwedstrijd ever in the Netherlands by more than 20,000 people attended. In addition to the european CHAMPIONSHIP finals were that the openingsduel (Netherlands-Norway) and the semi-final (Netherlands-England) of the European tournament.


For the Oranjevrouwen is the duel with Northern Ireland, the fourth race in the CHAMPIONSHIP-kwalificatiecampagne. Of the first three matches were won two and a gelijkgespeeld, making the Oranjevrouwen at the top in the group.

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.

The contest between the Oranjevrouwen and Northern Ireland starts Friday at 20: 00 in Eindhoven.

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