The football of the Oranje under 17 are there Friday not managed to for the first European champion to be. The netherlands lost in the finals in the Bulgarian Albena after penalty shoot-out of Germany.
Nikita Tromp and Manique Fat shots the first two penalty’s in touch, on behalf of Orange under 17, but then missed captain Dana Foederer, Lobke Loonen, Ella Peddemors and Esmee Brugts.
Lisan Alkemade, who, with the eye on the penalty shootout just before the expiry of the regular playing time in the field was brought for first keeper Claire Dinkla, held in the Netherlands in the race by on a beautiful three penalty shots to stop, but on the sixth German penalty kick of Mieke Schiemann in the intersection, she had no answer.
After ninety minutes was 1-1 on the scoreboard of the Albena 1 Stadium. Sophie Weidauer put Germany in the nineteenth minute lead, but then made Tromp again equal.
It was for the just seventeen-year-old Ajax striker her sixth match on the final tournament in Bulgaria, and her eighteenth interlandtreffer this season. This was Tromp a record of Vivianne Miedema. The attacker has a total of 27 times scored on behalf of Orange under 17.
The netherlands won in the group stage with 3-2 in Germany. The team of coach Robert the Peacock stood for the first time in the final of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS under 17, which since 2008 is held annually. The Netherlands ‘ best result was a third place in 2017.
The players of Germany under 17 celebrate with the cup. (Photo: Pro Shots)