Cocu and Heitinga recovering from slight knocks

June 17, 2006
By Theo Ruizenaar
FREIBURG, Germany, June 17 (Reuters) - Philip Cocu and John Heitinga missed the Netherlands' first training session on Saturday after the 2-1 win over Ivory Coast that took them into the second round of the World Cup.

'Both players are slightly injured,' KNVB media officer Kees Jansma said. 'Philip (Cocu) has an ankle injury while Heitinga strained his hamstring.'

For Cocu it could mean that the milestone of winning his 100th cap will be postponed for a few days. Netherlands ...

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