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Team // The Netherlands

As hosts, the Netherlands automatically qualified for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017. This is the third time the Dutch women are taking part in a European Championship. They reached the semi-finals in 2009 but did not make it through the group stage in 2013.

All-time top scorer: Manon Melis

The Dutch all-time top scorer is Manon Melis. She has scored 59 goals since her debut in 2004. Melis retired from the national team at the age of 29. She currently plays in the USA with Seattle Reign.

Most caps: Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen

Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen is the most capped player for the Dutch national team and made her debut when she was only 16 years-old. She played her 156th and final match for the Netherlands in 2011. 

Coach: Sarina Wiegman

Sarina Wiegman is the interim coach of the Dutch national team. Since august 2014 she has been assistent coach. From 1 august until 1 oktober 2015 she also was interim coach of the Dutch national team.