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Dutch call up 23 players
by Paul Kennedy, February 26th, 2010 7:56PM

TAGS:  men's national team, netherlands, world cup


[NETHERLANDS-USA] Dutch national team coach Bert van Marwijk trimmed his roster to 23 players for Wednesday's game against the United States at Amsterdam ArenA (TV: 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2 and Galavision).

Dropped from the provisional squad were of FC Twente's Wout Brama and PSV's Otman Bakkal.

The Oranje has loads of experience with eight players having 50 or more caps.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst is the cap leader with 96 appearances -- fourth all-time -- for the Netherlands.

The meeting of club teammates in the USA-Netherlands game will involve Everton's John Heitinga and Landon Donovan.

Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Piet Velthuizen (Vitesse), Michel Vorm (FC Utrecht)
Defenders: Edson Braafheid (Celtic), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord), John Heitinga (Everton), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg), Andre Ooijer (PSV), Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax)
Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (PSV), Mark van Bommel (Bayern Munich), Orlando Engelaar (PSV), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Stijn Schaars (AZ), Wesley Sneijder (Inter Milan), Rafael van der Vaart (Real Madrid), Demy de Zeeuw (Ajax)
Forwards: Ryan Babel (Liverpool), Eljero Elia (Hamburg), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (AC Milan), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)

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