Oranjevrouwen play in april against Mexico for the first time in the GelreDome

The Oranjevrouwen play on 5 april a practice duel with Mexico in the GelreDome. It is the first time that the stadium of Vitesse host is for a vrouweninterland.

The stadium in Arnhem, the netherlands accommodate some 28,000 supporters. The record number of spectators for the Oranjevrouwen last year was put down, when 30,000 people in the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven for the world cup qualifier against Northern Ireland (7-0) came.

The practice duel with Mexico is in the preparation for the world cup next summer in France. The team from Central America placed itself not for the final round.

Orange is after 2015 for the second time to present at a world cup and in the group stage in June against New Zealand, Cameroon and Canada.

Orange won the previous two duels with Mexico

Mexico is the current number 27 in the FIFA rankings and played twice before against Orange. Those meetings in 2010 were won by the Netherlands, which is seventh on the world rankings.

The European champion takes at the end of this month at the Algarve Cup. Last year was Orange, together with Sweden declared the winner of the friendly tournament in Portugal, after the final because of severe weather not could be played.

Orange takes on the Algarve Cup in each case against Spain (27 February) and Poland (4 march). In the run-up to the world cup hopes of the KNVB in addition to Mexico have an opponent for a friendly international match on home soil.

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