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Dutch football team may miss World Cup for first time in 16 years

The Netherlands need a near miracle later if they are to qualify for Russia 2018. Despite finishing third at the last World Cup, the Oranje need to beat Sweden by seven goals to reach the play-offs.

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    The Netherlands will need a near miracle if they are to qualify for Russia 2018.

    Despite finishing third at the last World Cup, the Oranje need to beat Sweden by seven goals to reach the playoffs.

    It would be the first time the Dutch team would disqualify from the event in 16 years, and many are disappointed.

     

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from Amsterdam in The Netherlands.


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