May 16, 2010
Otman Bakkal, Wout Brama and David Mendes Da Silva will not be making the trip to South Africa with the Holland side after coach Bert van Marwijk today left the three players out of his provisional World Cup squad.
The Holland team has now been reduced to 27 players and Van Marwijk cited team balance for the decision.
The Dutch will make the trek to Austria minus Arjen Robben and Mark van Bommel plus Wesley Sneijder, as all three will be playing in next weeks Champions League final in Madrid between Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.
Holland face Denmark in their first match of the 2010 World Cup and the game will be held in Johannesburg.
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