Italian Rocchi leads crucial duel Orange with France in world cup qualification

Italian Rocchi leads crucial duel Orange with France in world cup qualification

The important world cup qualifier of the Dutch national team against France Thursday night led by the Italian Gianluca Rocchi.

The 44-year-old arbitrator from Florence to 20.45 hours the first whistle in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris.

Rocchi whistled one time previously an international of Orange, almost three years ago in Prague against the Czech republic. The team of the then national coach Guus Hiddink went into injury time 2-1 down by a blunder of Daryl Janmaat.

That turned out to be the beginning of a dramatic kwalificatiereeks, in which Orange in addition to a place on the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 in France handle. Rocchi whistled the heenduel of Ajax with Olympique Lyon in the semi-finals of the Europa League.


Lawyer trains with Orange in preparation for France

Group A

The Italian Paolo Tagliavento has Thursday in Sofia, the leadership of Bulgaria-Sweden. In group A looks Orange against a backlog of three points in Sweden and leader of France.

Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next summer in Russia. The eight best songs two of the nine leagues may play-offs play in order to obtain a ticket to conquer. For which countries are four tickets available.

The netherlands take over the Sunday night in the Johan Cruijff Arena against Bulgaria.

Watch the program in the world cup qualification

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