Although he was not able to train with the group today, Jelle van Damme will not look back in anger on Thursday January 16. In the morning he received a text message from a friend, telling him he was invited for the A-squad of the Belgian national team. When he also received a text message from former Belgian great Luc Nillis, to congratulate him, he had an even better day.
,,Being invited is a good reason to celebrate. I knew that 'they' were thinking about it, but now it has become real. It feels great.''
The final selection is not until Febrary 4. ,,But the national team coach (Aimé Antheunis, ed.) already told reporters that I'm in the squad. Those reporters have all called me this afternoon