Danish national coach is down to supremacy Oranjevrouwen on EK

Danish national coach is down to supremacy Oranjevrouwen on EK

Coach Nils Nielsen of the Danish women football he was the Sunday after the defeat in the european CHAMPIONSHIP final against the Netherlands (4-2) at down that Orange the rightful European champion.

“The Dutch team was the best team this tournament,” said Nielsen after his team disappointing final battle in Enschede. “They deserved to win.”

“It is not easy to a tournament in their own house to play, because it’s easy for everyone to disappoint. But that the Netherlands has not done so, they have very well performed.”

The Oranjevrouwen sworn in Sunday for the first time in the history of the European title for the second time Denmark to beat at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. The Scandinavian women were still quick on the lead in the Grolsch Veste, through a unused penalty of Nadia Nadim airport, but then pulled the Netherlands the initiative.

After half an hour led the home team with 2-1 by hits from Vivianne Miedema and Lieke Martens. Denmark came to rest back at 2-2 by a goal from captain Pernille Harder, but after the rest went Orange to a deserved 4-2 victory.


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“I’m very, very proud of my team,” said Nielsen despite the defeat. “We have this tournament with so many problems faced, but my players are up to the end continue to fight.”

“But we were in this match, as Bambi on the ice, had trouble with defend and attack. Sometimes the other team is just better.”

Denmark was just like the Netherlands for the first time in history in a european CHAMPIONSHIP final. The number fifteen of the FIFA ranking for the tournament until this year, never been further than the semi-finals (three times) at the European final tournament.

According to Nielsen, it is good for women’s football that there are two ‘new’ teams in the final battle were, and that after six victories of Germany in a row, a new European champion.

“That there is a different winner than Germany, shows that the level of women’s football across the width is a lot higher become,” said the Danish coach.


Oranjevrouwen celebrations in the press room

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