Fodboldhistorien has featured nail-biting and dramatic decisions in the penalty shoot-outs. Also in the case of Denmark.
most of The Danish fans will remember the victory in the european championship semifinals over the Netherlands in 1992 with joy, while Preben Elkjaer himmelskud in the european championship semifinals in 1984 or Nicolai Jørgensen misses against Croatia at the WORLD cup in 2018 may still cause annoyance.
Even the best players can succumb to the pressures of the emergency, such as a penalty shootout is.
Now Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU), with an attempt to equip the players to better be able to handle the pressure.
From the coming season all the matches in the U17 League and the U17 Division, which ends in a draw, had to find a winner via the penalty shootout.
It shall notify the DBU in a press release.
the Federation talentudviklingschef, Flemming Berg, is among idémændene behind the initiative. He said:
Discipline and penalties and the penalty in general is surrounded by excitement and drama. Why is it so complicated to work out during not konkurrencelignende conditions.
- With this exciting and ground-breaking initiatives we have the opportunity to educate the Danish U17-players in the ability to kick a penalty kick.
Which the draw usually results in a point for each of the teams, so will the new measures mean that the winner of the shoot-out gets two points, as you also know it from hockey with straffeslagskonkurrence.
After the coming season will DBU assess the data collected from the experiment to consider whether it should continue and possibly be rolled out to more ungdomsrækker.
ultimately, the aim is that it should have the highest level of Danish football.
- Elitefodbold and competitive sport is all about seeking out the small percentages, and we will be the most talented to master the penalty, says Flemming Berg.