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U.S. opponents announce rosters
July 16th, 2008 11AM

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The Netherlands and Nigeria, which the USA will meet in Group B at next month's Olympic men's soccer competition, will be sending star-studded teams to China. The Dutch squad includes Liverpool star Ryan Babel, Real Madrid's Royston Drenthe and Canadian-born Jonathan De Guzman, as well as overage players Gerald Sibon, Roy Makaay and Kew Jaliens. Nigeria's squad includes Taye Taiwo of Marseille, Victor Anichebe of Everton and Getafe's Ikechukwu Uche. For all the selections ...

NETHERLANDS:
Goalkeepers: Piet Velthuizen (Vitesse), Kenneth Vermeer (Ajax).
Defenders: Kew Jaliens (AZ), Calvin Jong-A-Pin (Heerenveen), Kees Luijckx (AZ), Dirk Marcellis (PSV), Erik Pieters (PSV), Gianni Zuiverloon (West Bromwich/ENG).
Midfielders: Otman Bakkal (PSV), Urby Emanuelson (Ajax), Jonathan De Guzman (Feyenoord), Hedwiges Maduro (Valencia/SPA), Evander Sno (Celtic/SCO).
Forwards: Roy Beerens (Heerenveen), Ryan Babel (Liverpool/ENG), Royston Drenthe (Real Madrid/SPA), Roy Makaay (Feyenoord), Gerald Sibon (Heerenveen).

NIGERIA:
Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Hapoel Tel Aviv/ISR), Ambrose Vanzekin (Akwa United), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Ocean Boys)
Defenders: Taye Taiwo (Marseille/FRA), Monday James (free agent), Onyekachi Apam (Nice/FRA), Dele Adeleye (Sparta Rotterdam/NED), Olubayo Adefemi (Hapoel Bnei Lod/ISR), Chibuzo Okonkwo (Bayelsa United)
Midfielders: Sani Kaita (Sparta Rotterdam/NED), Olufemi Oladapo (Boavista/POR), Emmanuel Ekpo (Columbus Crew/USA), Oluwafemi Ajilore (Groningen/NED), Promise Isaac (Genclerbirligi/TUR), Chinedu Ogbuke (Hoffenheim/GER), Bernard Okorowanta (Sivasspor/TUR), Yinka Adedeji (3SC)
Forwards: Victor Anichebe (Everton/ENG), Obinna Nsofor (Chievo/ITA), Peter Odemwingie (Locomotiv Moscow/RUS), Ikechukwu Uche (Getafe/SPA), Solomon Okoronkwo (Hertha Berlin/GER).



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