Sherida Pointed may the new record international of the Oranjevrouwen call. The midfielder is Wednesday in Portugal at the Algarve Cup against Spain in the base, and begins, as a result, her 157e international match, which they Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen debt repayments.
The 28-year-old Pointed made on 31 August 2006 at the age of sixteen her debut in the Dutch national team in the lost world cup qualifier against England (4-0).
Last month she came in the practice duel with South Africa (1-2-gain) all at the same height with the former midfielder Kiesel-Griffioen, that its national football team between 1995 and 2011 played.
Pointed, who in the summer of 2017 European champion was with Orange, at the next home game to be honored as record international. That is on Friday, april 5, when the Netherlands, in the GelreDome in Arnhem against Mexico exercises.
After Taper is reservekeeper Loes Geurts still active Oranje player with most international matches. They also plays against Spain and in 122 matches. This occupied the seventh place in the eternal ranking.
Most competitions Oranjevrouwen
- 1. Sherida Pointed (157, 2006-present)
- 2. Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen (156, 1995-2011)
- 3. Dyanne Bito (146, 2000-2015)
- 4. Marleen Wissink (141, 1989-2006)
- 5. Daphne Koster (139, 1997-2013)
- 6. Manon Melis (136, 2004-2016)
- 7. Loes Geurts (122, 2005-present)
- 8. Sylvia Smit (106, 2004-2013)
- 9. Sarina Wiegman (104, 1987-2001)
- 10. Anouk Hoogendijk (103, 2004-2015)
Also Martens close to milestone
At the Algarve Cup, the tournament as preparation for the world cup next summer in France, is calling for Lieke Martens is a milestone. The sterspeelster plays against Spain her 99th international match and so can the limit of one hundred reach.
The 26-year-old Martens is approaching this the top ten of Orange-players with most international matches. The tenth spot with a number of 103 in the hands of the in 2015 stopped Anouk Hoogendijk.
For Vivianne Miedema is the status of top scorer of all time in Orange not far away. The striker of Arsenal on 54 hits and has only old-international Manon Melis (59 goals). She is also in the basis.
Top-scoring all-time Oranjevrouwen
- 1. Manon Melis (59, 2004-2016)
- 2. Vivianne Miedema (54, 2013-present)
- 3. Lieke Martens (40, 2011-present)
- 4. Sylvia Smith (30, 2004-2013)
- 5. Sherida Pointed (30, 2006-present)
- 6. Marjoke de Bakker (29, 1979-1991)
- 7. Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen (19, 1995-2011)
- 8. Kirsten van de Ven (18, 2004-2015)
- 9. Karin Stevens (16, 2006-2009)
- 10. Miranda Noom (16, 1991-2002)
Orange Monday against Poland
The netherlands-Spain starts Wednesday at 18.15 pm. Monday, Poland is the opponent of the team of national coach Sarina Wiegman (kick-off: 18.30). Two days later, the finals to place one through twelve.
The world CHAMPIONSHIPS in France begins in June. European champion the Netherlands encounter in the group stage in New Zealand, Cameroon and Canada.
The Oranjevrouwen prior to the play-offduel for the world cup with Switzerland in november. (Photo: ProShots)