Sari van Veenendaal has been during the upcoming world cup football for women in France, the first keeper of the Orange. They will coach Sarina Wiegman is preferred to Loes Geurts and Lize Head.
The 29-year-old From Veenendaal hit last year its permanent place under the bar in Orange lost. Wiegman issued a large number of duels, the preference to the experienced Geurts.
For the tournament in France, Wiegman now decided the goalkeeper of Arsenal kit number one. “We have three good keepers, all very different,” explains Wiegman. “We have looked at rhythm and how the players stand. Therefore, we are now Sari has been released.”
Wiegman delivered Friday its final world cup selection. The group of 23 is the same as some weeks ago announced. The doubt, Stefanie van der Gragt and Victoria Pelova just sit with the group.
Both players were faced with injuries, but have recovered. “Stefanie played last week in the Champions League final, while Victoria has for some time been in the training game.”
Wiegman was prepared this week with a large portion of Orange for the world cup. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Wiegman hopes on crowd numbers
Orange plays Saturday 1 June a practice duel with Australia. That match counts as a final preparation for the world cup in France. “We go with the base start”, revealed Wiegman, who hopes for a crowd numbers in the Philips Stadium.
In terms of atmosphere sits well with Orange, noticed the coach the past few weeks during the training camp. “The players have a lot of meaning in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. There is worked hard and trained well.”
Orange opens the world cup on June 11 against New Zealand, then four days later against Cameroon will be played. On 20 June the group stage closed against Canada.
Check out the selections for the world cup women 2019