Huntelaar left out of Holland squad

Huntelaar left out of Holland squad

Klaas Jan Huntelaar is not one of the final 22 players selected by Holland coach Marco van Basten for the friendly against Ecuador. Ajax provide two players for the international match.

Maarten Stekelenburg was preselected, but just like Huntelaarhe missed the final cut. Urby Emanuelson and Hedwiges Maduro made the squad.

Holland face Ecuador in the Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday 1 March.

The team:
Goal: Henk Timmer (AZ) and Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United).
Defence: Urby Emanuelson (Ajax), Tim de Cler, Kew Jaliens, Joris Mathijsen and Barry Opdam (all AZ), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Barcelona), Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord) and Khalid Boulahrouz (HSV).
Midfield: Hedwiges Maduro (Ajax), Denny Landzaat (AZ), Mark van Bommel (Barcelona), Nicky Hofs (Feyenoord), George Boateng (Middlesbrough) and Phillip Cocu (PSV).
Offence: Martijn Meerdink (AZ), Arjen Robben (Chelsea), Romeo Castelen, Dirk Kuyt (both Feyenoord), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (PSV).