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Afellay and Marcellis named in the Eredivisie Team of the Year (PSV.nl)

12 jan 2009 - Source: PSV.nl

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The past few weeks, readers of the Dutch football magazine Voetbal International were invited to vote their Team of the Year 2008. Today it was announced that Ibrahim Afellay and Dirk Marcellis have won a place in the Team of the Year. Over 63, 000 people voted for their favourite candidates.
Mario Been named coach of the year
VI editors had nominated three players for each position. Dirk Marcellis was voted best right centre back with 43, 000 votes, while N.E.C. defender Peters Wisgerhof received some 11, 000 votes. Ibrahim Afellay got the majority of votes for the position of midfielder. He won 45, 304 votes, beating off competition from the attacking midfielders Lasse Schöne (N.E.C.) and Goran Lovre (FC Groningen). N.E.C. coach Mario Been was named coach of the year. Last season, three PSV players, Gomes, Simons and Salcido, were named in the team of the year.


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