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Wednesday 17 May 2017 - 10:46
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Iranian striker among best players of Dutch Football League

IFP- he Goal news website has named the Iranian international forward of the Dutch Heerenveen football club among the Eredivisies best XI of 2016-17 in a Monday (May 15) report.

According to a report by IFP, Ghoochannejhad, who is not used to missing scoring chances, scored 19 goals in 34 matches to help his side finish in ninth place at the end of the season.

Ghoochannejhad ranked third among Eredivisies top scorers following Feyenoords Danish striker Nicolai Jorgensen (21 goals) and Vitesses Ricky van Wolfswinkel (20 goals).

Heerenveens forward played a total of 2,924 minutes for his team this season and registered three assists. Sixty percent of his shots have been on target, more than top scorer Jorgensen (54 percent) and Wolfswinkel (58 percent).

Praising his brilliant performance, the Goal report said scoring 19 goals for the Heerenveen team finishing right in the middle of the league is no easy achievement, but the Iran international has been deadly all season.

Other members of Eredivisies best XI of 2016-17 are: Willem IIs Greek goalkeeper Kostas Lamprou, Feyenoords Dutch right-back Rick Karsdorp, Feyenoords Brazilian centre-back Eric Botteghin, Ajaxs Colombian centre-back Davinson Sanchez, Feyenoords Dutch centre-back Terence Kongolo, PSVs Dutch midfielder Davy Propper, Feyenoords Dutch defensive midfielder Karim El Ahmadi, Ajaxs Dutch-born Moroccan attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech, Jorgensen, Heracles Swedish forward Samuel Armenteros.
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