Holland U20 out of World Cup

Holland U20 out of World Cup

Holland under 20 have been eliminated from the World Cup. The Dutch team lost to Nigearia after penalties (10-9).

After regular time and overtime it was 1-1. Vlaar scored for Holland. A long penalty series was needed to determine a winner. Hedwiges Maduro, Ryan Babel and Kenneth Vermeer all converted their spot kicks. Kruys, Zuiverloon and John missed theirs, after which Nigerian Taiwo scored the decisive penalty.

Nigeria - Holland 1-1. (1-0). Nigeria win after penalties: 10-9. 1. Owoeri 1-0, 46. Vlaar 1-1.

Nigeria: Vanzekin; Adefemi, Adeleye, Apam and Taiwo; Kaita, Mikel and Owoeri (99. Atulewa); Okoronkwo (62. Adedeji), Abwo (113. Sambo) and Isaac.

Holland: Vermeer; Tiendalli, Van der Struijk (106. Otten), Vlaar and Drost; Kruys, Maduro and Emanuelson (75. Zuiverloon); Vincken, Babel and Owusu Abeyie (75. John).