Emmen-captain Telgenkamp in tears after historic promotion

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Captain Dennis Telgenkamp will have words after the historic promotion to the Premier league with FC Emmen. The club was Sunday, surprisingly with 1-3 too strong for Sparta, which therefore descends to the Jupiler League.

“It happens to me not often, but I just had to cry. It will be next season is very difficult, but we see it all. This is really fantastic,” said goalkeeper Telgenkamp (31) at FOX Sports.

“The supporters crave been here for so long. This is a boost for the whole club and the environment. No one had expected, that is the most beautiful.”

Emmen for the first time since joining the professional football in 1985 in the Premier league games and is also the first club from the provinces of Drenthe, which leads to the highest level in the Netherlands.

“We were tense, but were always better in the race,” said Telgenkamp, that relieved was the Sparta at 1-1 a penalty was given. Fred Friday was clearly down-drawn, but also after consulting the videoarbiter gave referee Dennis Higler no penalty.

“I can’t see well,” said Telgenkamp about the crucial moment. “But in fact it’s not, of course, that of Sparta, no penalty was given. We have luck and that’s not allowed.”


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