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Howedes backed for Germany role

October 31, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Schalke chief Clemens Tonnies has urged Germany coach Joachim Low to call upon more players from his in-form Bundesliga side, citing Benedikt Howedes as the "best centre back in the country".

Schalke have enjoyed an impressive start to the season, with the club second in the table after winning six of their opening nine matches, while on Tuesday they advanced to the next round of the DFB-Pokal with a 3-0 win over SV Sandhausen.

Tonnies rates the likes of defender Howedes highly, ...

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