she was the "Grande Dame" of the Swiss hockey . Goalkeeper Florence Schelling of the national team has allowed so many beautiful hour. Unforgettable, especially the 2014 Olympics remain in Sochi, as the Zurich-hexte, Switzerland sensational to Bronze.
After her fourth Olympics in 2018 in Pyeongchang, the 30 has completed Years of their career last summer, and for the women's national team began with the year 1 to Florence Schelling in this season of a new era. The key position par excellence in hockey had to be re-occupied.
Alder and Brändli as a Goalie-Tandem
on Thursday in Espoo, Finland, beginning the world Cup now Janine Alder (23), Andrea Brändli (20) and Saskia Maurer (17), the Swiss Goalie Trio. While Chicks Maurer is the primary smell in a world Cup at the Big in and than number 3 is set, Alder and Brändli usher in as a Tandem to the new era.
"you have to stand in line in the last few years back, have worked hard and waited for, until they would get this Chance. Janine and Andrea will get in the group matches, their games, and then we will see who is in top form," says national coach Daniela Diaz to the new output location.
The Olympic year, however, is not only because of Schelling's withdrawal is a big challenge for Diaz and her Team. Other long-standing leader in the interior as Christine Meier, Anja boots or Sara Benz. "It is our lot, that the planning cycles can be made for many players in the Olympics and after the Olympic Games each of the kicks, because the game will have the inside during their active time in the professional and private life, solid back," explained Diaz.
Two 16-Year-old and the big exception, Nicole Bullo
With a young team Switzerland therefore takes the next Olympic cycle, in terms of Beijing 2022. The average age of the current world Cup squad is just 22 years old, and with the aforementioned Saskia Maurer, Stefanie Wetli (19), Rahel Enzler (18), Lisa Rüedi (18), Noemi Ryhner (18), Jessica Schlegel (18), Nicole Vallario (17), as well as the two 16-year-old Lara Christians and Sinja Leemann no less than nine players Born in 2000 or younger in the squad. "You can now experience collect, and will bring you more. We have searched for this taper, therefore, is also aware of," said Diaz.
The anti-thesis to the many Youngsters is the experienced Nicole Bullo is with your 31 years, five years older than the second oldest, Evelina Raselli. "I have played with Nicole still together and I am impressed by it. That she is still willing to pursue this effort, it is enormously valuable to us. We need such players like you that can share their experience with the young players," says the 36-year-old coach with a lot of enthusiasm about the defender of the HC Lugano.
For the quarter-finals already
Due to the results of the last tournaments, the Swiss are in the fortunate position that they have been classified to the world Cup, together with the first opponent will be Canada, the United States, hosts Russia and Finland in the strong group A. Because these five Nations are already in place as a quarter-final participants, the best three-poking from group B (Sweden, Japan, Germany, the Czech Republic and France).
"It is a very good starting position, which we worked hard in recent years," says Diaz. Their route is: "We want to collect against these topgegner inside of valuable experience, a good base to develop and these games also make use of, then in the quarter-final strike."
national coach of Daniela Diaz is the older sister of Nati - and ECC-Captain Raphael Diaz (33). This is employed in the Playoff just to get to the first championship title since 1998 after train. The Diaz siblings, both are thus currently in the focus. "We will certainly be in contact, because in the meantime you have to explore a little head," says Daniela Diaz. For more ECC victories this head would be airing, we still have a little bit of beautifying.
Created: 04.04.2019, 11:58 PM