Derk Boerrigter will make his debut in the Dutch national team’s selection next week. The left winger has been invited by coach Bert van Marwijk for the friendly interlands against Switzerland and Germany. Vurnon Anita and Gregory van der Wiel were also invited.
The Netherlands – Switzerland match takes place on Friday, November 11 (kick off 8.30p.m.) and will be the first interland in which Boerrigter hopes to make his debut. Four days later, the Dutch and German teams meet in the Imtech Arena in Hamburg. Kick off will be at 8.45p.m. With three contributions, Ajax is the biggest supplier of players to the Dutch selection. Boerrigter came from RKC Waalwijk this season. The Ajax player has three youth interlands to his credit. In May 2005, he played three European Cup qualification matches in North Ireland with the under 19 team, which at the time was led by KNVB coach Cor Pot.
The complete Dutch team selection:
Vurnon Anita, Gregory van der Wiel, Derk Boerrigter (Ajax), Ryan Babel, Edson Braafheid (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Mark van Bommel (AC Milan), Khalid Boulahrouz (VfB Stuttgart), John Heitinga (Everton FC), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (FC Schalke 04), Luuk de Jong (FC Twente), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City FC), Tim Krul (Newcastle United), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool FC), Joris Mathijsen ( Málaga CF), Robin van Persie (Arsenal FC), Stijn Schaars (Sporting Clube de Portugal), Wesley Sneijder