Coach Janssen praises honkballers after reach european CHAMPIONSHIP final
The Dutch honkballers have qualified Friday night by a 6-5 victory at rival Italy for the final of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Hoofddorp, and that led to pride in coach Steve Janssen.
The decision against Italy occurred only in the tenth inning. Stijn van der meer signed for the winning point, after a heavy blow from Christopher Garia.
“It was a very crazy match. We did ourselves in the beginning shortage. Halfway through we did the stootslagen not well down, so we ran into trouble,” according to Janssen compared to Ziggo Sport.
According to the Belgian, had the projectors of the Netherlands, a lesser day, but gave the quality of his formation is ultimately the deciding factor.
“Italy came halfway the race. Our pitching was a little less than the last few days. Our strength was finally shown by a very strong come back. End good, all good.”
In the winnaarspoule play the Orange on Saturday against Belgium. Although the final is already within, wants to Janssen that his team full of for. “We play to win and that tomorrow will be no different.”
Honkballers after thrilling match against Italy to the final EK
Van der meer
Binnenvelder Of of could after securing the winning point against the Italians his luck. “When the ball hit the bat of Chris Garia left, I ran just as hard as possible. We went full for the win. It’s so cool to be one of the best teams of Europe to deal with it.”
Van der meer stressed that the atmosphere in the team is decisive for the results. “I’m just trying to have fun. If I don’t I enjoy, it is often not good. This works happy.”
The honkballers hunt Sunday in Hoofddorp on their 22nd European title. Probably Spain is the opponent in the final battle.