Holland victory a triumph for Dutch flair and Sarina Wiegman’s coaching nous | Priya Ramesh

Six months before Euro 2017 the hosts were in disarray but their coach galvanised the players into a team who dominated the tournament

The jubilant faces of the newly crowned European champions were splashed across the front of almost every major Dutch newspaper – regional and national – on Monday. “Undefeated champions,” De Volkskrant proudly boasted. “FENOMENAAL” was Algemeen Dagblad’s summary.

It has been a remarkable rise for the women in orange, who made only their first appearance at a World Cup finals in 2015, but have now reached the continental summit, putting an end to Germany’s 22-year-monopoly of the European crown.

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