(Photo: © FIH / Stanislas Brochier (fieldhockey.fr))

Michel van den Heuvel, coach of the men’s team of Netherlands, made his first selection of players for the Dutch team to play at the Hero Honda FIH World Cup in New Delhi, India from 28 February-13 March 2010.

Prior to the Hero Honda FIH World Cup, Netherlands will travel abroad twice for training and matches against Germany, South Africa, Pakistan, England and Spain. Mink van de Weerden is the only newcomer in the Dutch squad. Guus Vogels, Ronald Brouwer and Geert-Jan Derikx will return. Roderick Weusthof and Timme Hoyng are not selected.

Team Netherlands: Guus Vogels, Jaap Stockmann, Taeke Taekema, Wouter Jolie, Billy Bakker, Marcel Balkestein, Geert-Jan Derikx,  Teun Rohof, Mink van der Weerden, Robert van der Horst, Laurence Docherty, Floris Evers, Klaas Vermeulen, Robbert Kemperman, Teun de Nooijer, Rob Reckers, Ronald Brouwer, Nick Meijer,  Jeroen Hertzberger, Rogier Hofman, Constantijn Jonker, Valentin Verga.

Source: KNHB