Holland name preliminary squad for World Cup qualifiers v Estonia and Romania
Last Updated: March 6, 2013 12:48pm
Louis van Gaal: Named Holland squad for games against Estonia and Romania
Holland coach Louis van Gaal has named three new faces in his preliminary squad for their next two World Cup qualifiers against Estonia and Romania.
Feyenoord duo Jean Paul Boetius and Tonny Vilhena and FC Utrecht defender Mike van der Hoorn have all been handed their first call-ups to the Oranje squad.
Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder returns to the 26-man group having sat out last month's friendly draw with Italy, along with goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg and Rafael van der Vaart.
Holland, who have yet to drop a point in qualifying Group D, face Estonia in Amsterdam ArenA on March 22 before meeting Romania at the same venue four days later.
Holland squad: Maarten Stekelenburg (Roma), Kenneth Vermeer (Ajax), Michel Vorm (Swansea); Daley Blind (Ajax), Mike van der Hoorn, Daryl Janmaat, Joris Mathijsen (both Feyenoord), Ricardo van Rhijn (Ajax), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord), Jetro Willems; Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Jonathan De Guzman (Swansea), Siem de Jong (Ajax), Adam Maher, Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Kevin Strootman, Rafael van der Vaart (Hamburg), Tonny Vilhena (Feyenoord); Jean-Paul Boetius (Feyenoord), Bas Dost (Wolfsburg), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Ola John (Benfica), Dirk Kuijt (Fenerbahce), Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich), Ruben Schaken (Feyenoord).