A bizarre end to an entertaining game

Oranje Rood3 WV 1024x683 1 - A bizarre end to an entertaining game - When Oranje-Rood entered the circle of the opponent no less than 25 times in the memorable relegation fight with Kampong last week , but only scored one goal and thus lost 1-2, the neutral supporter felt a sense of pity. Pity the poor Oranje-Rood.That feeling predominates on Sunday afternoon after the hockey cracker Victoria-Oranje-Rood. That the number twelve of the competition had deserved a victory. The confrontation of the finalist from Eindhoven against the fighting machine from Rotterdam was one that will be discussed for the time being. Spectators are lucky enough to witness one of the most bizarre twists of this season this season. Oranje-Rood thinks they have won their first victory of the year after seventy minutes, at the end of the crisis week with the dismissal of coach Stefan Duyf. But a fraction later, when Oranje-Rood has already celebrated the party, the situation is completely different.

Sunday afternoon, 3 p.m. Victoria-Oranje-Rood (2-2) has already passed for 45 minutes, when Rob Haantjes – interim coach of the Eindhoven team – is still discussing vigorously with referees Armand Triepels and Berry van Bentum in the clubhouse. Crying with happiness, the players of Oranje-Rood fell into each other’s arms when the horn sounded after seventy minutes […]

Stefan Duyf refuses to throw in the towel

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Waiting for the first win of the season, the pressure on Oranje-Rood, the current number twelve of the Dutch big league, is increasing every week. How does coach Stefan Duyf view the situation, after the worrying 1-2 defeat against competitor Kampong ? ‘ Copypaste , that’s it again’, are the first words of the 38-year-old coach when asked what he […]

HK (D): Den Bosch wins topper, another win for Kampong

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On the ninth matchday in the Dutch big league, Den Bosch won the top match against Amsterdam. In the Wagener Stadium it was 2-1 for the leader on Sunday. At the bottom, Kampong was 2-1 too strong for last-placed Oranje-Rood and HGC took three points in the duel with hdm in the nick of time thanks to […]

Indian and Spanish ladies join third Pro League season

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The ladies of India and Spain take the place of Australia and New Zealand in the third season of the FIH Pro League.  The unions of both countries from Oceania withdrew the women’s and men’s teams due to the travel restrictions and restrictions in place there due to the corona pandemic. Spain and India are already […]

De Wijn suspended after verbal excess at the Games

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The lost quarterfinal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo has come to an end for Sander de Wijn. The international went verbally over the line afterwards and was therefore suspended for two matches. In addition, the Dutch team has to play with one less man in those duels. Emotions got the upper hand after the much-discussed game […]

Netherlands reign supreme on top of the world

WSP2108064227 - Netherlands reign supreme on top of the world - The Netherlands has crowned its reign of the past five years with an Olympic gold medal. In Tokyo, the Orange Women won the final against Argentina 3-1 on Friday. A key role was played by the retiring Caia van Maasakker, who converted two penalty corners. For the Netherlands, it is the fourth Olympic title in women's hockey and the first since that of 2012 in London.

The Netherlands has crowned its reign of the past five years with an Olympic gold medal. In Tokyo, the Orange Women won the final against Argentina 3-1 on Friday. A key role was played by the retiring Caia van Maasakker, who converted two penalty corners. For the Netherlands, it is the fourth Olympic title in women’s hockey and […]

Matla leads the Netherlands to Germany win

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The Dutch national team concluded the group stage as the winner in Tokyo on Saturday by beating opponent Germany 3-1. The Netherlands Ladies played very good hockey, especially in the first quarter. Unnecessarily they let Germany get back into the game, but in the end they stayed on their feet fairly easily. The 3-1 fell four minutes before […]

Orange starts mission in Tokyo with 5-1 win over India

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The Orange Women started their hunt for a gold medal in Tokyo with a 5-1 victory over India. At first they had a hard time and they let the Indians equalize, but in the end the difference in quality was too big. For attacker Felice Albers, her Olympic debut with two goals was a fairy tale. The […]

Helen Richardson-Walsh: ‘Dutch Ladies are ruthless’

2016 431 8012 001 c2 014 1024x683 1 - Helen Richardson-Walsh: 'Dutch Ladies are ruthless' - 'Count on it. You can read more and more news about the approaching Games on social media. The British hockey teams were recently allowed to pick up their clothing for Tokyo. This is immediately widely reported in the media. Then you immediately think back to those times when you experienced that yourself. That way you immediately get into the Olympic atmosphere.'

In just over two weeks, on July 24, the hockey tournament at the Olympic Games in Tokyo will start. With prominent figures from the hockey world, we have been looking forward for weeks to the battle for the highest hockey gold. Today we speak to the former English hockey player Helen Richardson-Walsh (39), who won gold with […]

‘Kempi’ with Orange into the last phase: full throttle towards Tokyo

2021WV W2 4213 1200x600 1624547320 - 'Kempi' with Orange into the last phase: full throttle towards Tokyo - The Orangemen had a week and a half of rest after their European Championships won. Time to recover. To give the freshly acquired memories a place. To give some time to their loved ones, who received little attention during the European Championship bubble. And especially to recharge the battery for this summer's highlight: Tokyo.

Thursday was a double celebration for Robbert Kemperman. He celebrated his 31st birthday and started the last phase with the Orange towards the supreme moment. The Olympics are now really in sight. The Orangemen had a week and a half of rest after their European Championships won. Time to recover. To give the freshly acquired memories a place. To give […]