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Netherlands – squad for the Olympic Games

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
Netherlands – squad for the Olympic Games

As the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is just around the corner, the participant nations are preparing and the final squads are announced.

After we published the Norwegian squad, here is the squad Henk Groener will use in Rio. There are fifteen players on the list, but is not announced which player will be the reserve player ars the rules allow only fourteen players in the squad.

It could be called a surprise that on goalkeeper position beside Tess Wester, Jasmina Jankovic is the other player. The goalkeeper of Metzingen was injured during this season and has not much match-training.

Goalkeepers: Jasmina Janković (TuS Metzingen), Tess Wester (Bietigheim)

Lineplayers:Yvette Broch (Győri Audi ETO KC), Danick Snelder (FTC Rail Cargo Hungaria)

Playmakers: Nycke Groot (Győri Audi ETO KC), Jessy Kramer ( Toulon Saint Cyr Var Handball), Kelly Dulfer (Oldenburg)

Leftbacks: Estavana Polman (Team Esbjerg), Lois Abbingh (Issy Paris)

Rightbacks: Laura van der Heijden (Team Esbjerg), Sanne van Olphen (Toulon Saint Cyr Var Handball)

Leftwings: Martine Smeets ( Bietigheim), Michelle Goos (Succes Schoonmaak/VOC Amsterdam)

Rightwings: Ailly Luciano (Metz Handball), Angela Malestein (Bietigheim)



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