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‘There are too many foreign players in Dutch hockey leagues’

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The influx of foreign players to the Dutch Hoofdklasse league is “stagnating” the growth of homegrown talent, accoring to new Oranje men’s coach Jeroen Delmee.

Delmee, who played 401 times for the Netherlands during a distinguished career, took over from Max Caldas following the Tokyo Olympics.

Speaking to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Delmee said that emerging players were not being given the opportunities in the Big Leagues.

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