The Dutch national football team qualified for the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa with a 1-0 away win against Scotland on Wednesday evening.
Oranje ended the qualifying groups round with a maximum 24 points from eight games.
Dutch captain Giovanni van Bronckhorst told the Fifa website ending Scotland’s dreams of reaching South Africa left him with a bitter-sweet feeling.
‘Of course I feel sorry for Scotland,’ the Feyenoord defender said. ‘If there was any country who I wanted to be involved in the World Cup it was Scotland.’
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Meanwhile, Poland has sacked its Dutch coach Leo Beenhakker following the national team’s 3-0 loss against Slovenia, which virtually ended Poland’s World Cup hopes.
The relationship between Poland and Beenhakker cooled when the Dutchman agreed to help out his old club Feyenoord as a technical advisor earlier this year.
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