The Oranjevrouwen to the next summer at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in France without Sisca Folkertsma. The midfielder of FC Twente is struggling with a severe knee injury.
The 21-year-old Folkertsma ran Friday night in the away game against Ajax Women injury to her anterior cruciate ligament. She needs nine to twelve months to recover, giving them the rest of the season and the world cup pass to let go.
Folkertsma is not a driving force in the Oranjevrouwen, but it is often part of the selection of a coach, Sarina Wiegman. The Friezin belonged to the Orange in 2017 in our own country the European title conquered.
Eight-way international Folkertsma, who in her career for sc Heerenveen, PSV and Ajax played, made by the end of 2016 its debut for Orange. Of the eight competitions they have since behind her name, she began five in the base.
Sisca Folkertsma has this season are no longer usable due to a cruciate ligament-injury.
Much strength with your recovery @FolkertsmaSisca !
AvatarAuteurFCTwenteVrouwenMoment of plaatsen12:30 – 26 march 2019
Orange against Canada, Cameroon and New Zealand
Folkertsma came on march 4, against Poland (0-1) at the Algarve Cup, the last in action for Oranje. That was her first international match since June of 2017, when she participated in the lost practice game against Japan (0-1).
Folkertsma is not the first player from Orange, who with an injury, no chance to go to the world cup. Mandy van den Berg, who after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2017 not more was called up, tore recently her cruciate ligament.
The world CHAMPIONSHIP for women from June 7 to July 7, held in France. Orange is in a pool with Canada, Cameroon and New Zealand. At the previous world cup in 2015 in Canada ran aground in the Netherlands in the eighth finals.