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Ibrahim Afellay and Dirk Marcellis named in Holland squad (

20 mrt 2009 - Source:

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Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has included the PSV players Ibrahim Afellay and Dirk Marcellis in his final squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Scotland on Saturday, March 28 and Macedonia on Wednesday, April 1, both at the Amsterdam Arena.
Jan Vennegoor dropped from squad
Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (Celtic) has been dropped from the 23-man squad, but André Ooijer (Blackburn Rovers) and Mark van Bommel (FC Bayern Munich) have both received a call-up. Van Bommel confirmed yesterday that he would extend his contract with his current club by one season.

Holland squad:
Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Henk Timmer (Feyenoord) and Michel Vorm (FC Utrecht).
Defenders: Khalid Boulahrouz (VfB Stuttgart), Edson Braafheid (FC Twente), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord), John Heitinga (Atlético Madrid), Dirk Marcellis (PSV), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburger SV), André Ooijer (Blackburn Rovers) and Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax).
Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (PSV), Mark van Bommel (Bayern Munich), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Stijn Schaars (AZ), Wesley Sneijder (Real Madrid), Rafael van der Vaart (Real Madrid) and Demy de Zeeuw (AZ).
Forwards: Ryan Babel (Liverpool), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Real Madrid), Dirk Kuijt (Liverpool), Robin van Persie (Arsenal) and Arjen Robben (Real Madrid).