Although the Oranjevrouwen Tuesday night a very important victory against Slovakia in the world cup qualification saw, midfielder Sherida Pointed not that the Netherlands is almost certainly allowed to feel of participating in the world cup next year in France.
Thanks to a late goal from Lieke Martens won Orange with 1-0, so the team of coach Sarina Wiegman in the final match against rival Norway in september, only a point is needed for a world cup ticket.
“It is too premature to say that we are with one leg in the world cup. Still nothing is decided, we only have a good step”, emphasized, Pointed, after the narrow victory in the Slovak women, who puntloos below are in the group.
“We address three important points, but the match against Norway is not just won. We have previously against they played and it is just a good team. We would really like to go to France, but first we have the ‘smiles’ but once empty during the holidays and then we will go there again.”
Orange is at the top of group 3 with nineteen points from seven games. Norway follows in second place with four points less, but the Norwegian ladies play two duels. Only the number one gets direct access to the world cup.