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Netherlands announce squad for international friendly against Japan
Netherlands women’s national team head coach Arjan van der Laan has announced his 23-player selection for the international friendly match against Japan on 29 November 2015.
Netherlands play Nadeshiko Japan on Sunday 29th November 2015 in a International Women’s Exhibition match at the Kras Stadium, kick off will be at 16:30 local time.
The Netherlands and Japan last played each other during the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015, Japan beat Netherlands 2-1 in the Round of 16 stage.
Netherlands are currently preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympic qualifying tournament which is scheduled to take place at the beginning of March 2016. The Netherlands will compete against Sweden, Norway and Switzerland for the final European ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Netherlands squad to play Japan:
Mandy van den Berg
Merel van Dongen
Daniëlle van de Donk
Kika van Es
Stefanie van der Gragt
Claudia van den Heiligenberg
Desiree van Lunteren
Shanice van de Sanden
Sari van Veenendaal
Kirsten van de Ven