It does handbalster Maura Visser much that they her career as an international Sunday could close with a bronze medal at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. The 33-year-old player stops after 139 matches in Orange.
“It’s just fantastic to be on this way to say goodbye to. For the contest, I thought of all the years in the Dutch team. It was always special and it is such a huge part of my life,” said an emotional Fisherman in the NIS.
“If you can shut down, then that is very special. Handball has always been for me. It is just so good.”
Visser, who already once for a period of five years was lacking in the English team, was not initially part of the EK-selection. A day before the tournament in France was still called up by national coach Helle Thomsen.
“It is a special feeling, because I had not expected that I would. Helle has given me the chance and I thought: I grab it and give everything I have. My job was to put it in the cover to put down together with Kelly Dulfer, that we have done well,” said Visser.
‘In recent years I’ve really enjoyed
The experience of Hague realizes that it is special is that they are on the EK has been able to shut down international. “Certainly after that break of five years. It is great to finish with a bronze medal. The last few years I have really enjoyed. This team has such a good spirit, that it is very cool to be part of,” she said.
Visser took the victory of Orange Romania in the battle for the bronze medal earned, she noticed that there was some tiredness in the team was because of the busy schedule in France.
“We were from the beginning really ready to fight, as we the whole tournament. We knew that Romania has everything to would do it, but we were a bit sharper and fitter. Fortunately, they came no closer than three goals.”
Orange grabs fourth medal in three years time
Fisherman, who for a duel with Romania all emotional during the national anthem, had the world cup over a year ago still pass because she was pregnant. They returned in november 2016, after five years of absence, back to Orange.
The european CHAMPIONSHIPS-bronze was the fourth medal at a big tournament for the handbalsters in three years time. In december 2015, there was silver at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS and a year later, the Netherlands was also second at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. At that tournament was a Fisherman there. Last year there was, in the absence of Angler bronze caught on the world cup in Germany.
Frantic handbalsters realize that bronze maximum achievable was on EK