Netherlands will face both Wales and Ghana in two pre-World Cup friendlies it has been announced today.

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oranje 1Wales will provide Louis van Gaal’s team with their final test before flying out to Brazil in search of their first ever World Cup title. The match will be played at the Amsterdam Arena on the 4th of June.

Before this game, Netherlands will play three other friendlies, firstly against France in Paris on 5th of March, then Ecuador in Amsterdam on May 17, and announced today a tie with Ghana in Rotterdam two weeks later.

Ecuador, Ghana, and France are all fellow World Cup qualifiers, and will provide a solid test to Louis van Gaals side, while Wales, including Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale will also be a tough opponent.

Netherlands begin their World Cup with a re-match of the 2010 final against Spain on June 13th before facing Australia and Chile.

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