Euro 2017 final coaches Sarina Wiegman and Nils Nielsen have followed unconventional routes to the top and are responsible for women’s football attracting attention in the Netherlands and Denmark
Three weeks ago, Holland and Denmark were virtually no one’s favourites to win Euro 2017. On Sunday evening two coaches who have built careers on doing the unexpected will delight in confounding the experts by leading their teams out for the final in Enschede.
A game replete with subplots will have particular resonance in, among other places, Herat, Nuuk, Barcelona, Oregon and St George’s Park. While Sarina Wiegman, Holland’s 47-year-old coach, has taken …read more