07 May 2012

[Selection] Afellay, in the first list of Dutch coach for Euro

Ibrahim Afellay in the first list of the Netherlands for Euro and in which the coach Bert van Marwijk has included 36 players, including former azulgrana also include Mark van Bommel (Milan), the Valencia Maduro and Mathijsen (Málaga) and Robin van Persie (Arsenal), one of the 'future events' that sound to Barça.

The second list of 27 names will be released before 17 May and the final 23 by 29-M. The Oranje will travel to Poland on June 4 and 'Ibi' hopes to be in the Euro-2012 in spite of the injury sustained in training with Barça last September that left him until last KO 2 April, when he received a medical discharge, the Netherlands will compete in the 'group of Death', with Germany, Portugal and Denmark.

Due to the dispute of the final between Barça and Athletic copera May 25 at the Calderon, Afellay be lost the first preparatory stage of the Dutch in Lausanne (Switzerland), scheduled for 17-26 of this month. (via MD)