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The KNVB is aiming for big events

Secretary-general of the Dutch fa (KNVB), Gijs de Jong, wants to major international soccer events to the Netherlands.

“We are going to a bid submission for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS Futsal 2022, we want to the final of the Champions League men and women to harvest and we want the world cup for women in 2027 to continue organizing”, secretary-general, Gijs de Jong of the KNVB know.

The european CHAMPIONSHIP for women last year in the Netherlands, the KNVB did an excellent job. “Everyone has seen what the impact of a tournament. Not only by the sportive aspect, but also especially by the aanjagende function for girls to play football.”

The Young acts at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 also serves as tournament director of a venue in Amsterdam. In the Johan Cruijff ArenA will be three group matches and one quarter-final to be played. Sunday in Dublin, the draw for the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualification.

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“Everyone longs back to moments as we have in Switzerland, Germany and Portugal have had, with you all behind the team”, says De Jong. “It would be great if we will be two or three group matches in their own country.”

If Orange has qualified for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, in group C. That group matches will be in Amsterdam and Bucharest played. If Romania does not qualify, the Netherlands played all three group matches in their own country. Place both the Netherlands and Romania, will draw on a year will show whether the team of coach Ronald Koeman has two or three home games. The eighth final plays Orange anyway, not in the Netherlands.

During the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2020 will be among more fanpleinen in Amsterdam decorated. “But the expectation is that that are not large enough” , argues De Jong. “Therefore, we also want to with other municipalities to see how we can organize. EURO2020 do, after all, not Amsterdam party, but a celebration for the whole of the Netherlands.”

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