Norway crushed Sweden in a preparation game

Norway crushed Sweden in a preparation game

Nadderud Arena, Oslo

Norway – Sweden 36 – 20 (18 – 10)


Norway: Solberg, Pedersen (GK) – Hegh-Arntzen, Waade, Mørk,Aune, Brattset, Ingstad, Høgdahl, Jacobsen, Bakkerud, Herrem, Sa.Solberg, Tomac, Enkerud

Sweden: Idehn, Bundsen (GK) – Rask, Ekenman-Fernis, Strømberg. Blohm. Roberts, Petren, Lundstrøm, Wall, Lagerquist, Lindquist, Hagman, Jacobsen, Bjårenholt

This is a preparation match between Norway and Sweden, before the playoff matches for the World Championship in Japan 2020 starts this weekend.


Both teams have several absences because of injuries or pregnancies: Katrine Lunde and Amanda Kurtovic are out with injury, meanwhile Stine Skogrand gave birth to a child. Stine Oftedal and Heidi Løke were rested during this match. Fause and Reistad could not participate either.

For Sweden Isabelle Gullden and Johanna Westberg are pregnant, Jenny Alm retired and Daniela Gustin is injured.

Norway started better, leading 9-5, 11-7, Silje Solberg showed a good performance, the efficiency was secured of Tomac, Hegh-Arntzen, Waade, Jacobsen or Herrem. Swedish goals were scored by Roberts, Stromberg or Lagerquist.

Nora Mørk made her comeback in the national team for Norway, after she struggled with injuries in the last two seasons and she showed that she never wanted to stay outside the court.

Halftime: 18 – 10.


In the second half Norway continued the brilliant handball, every player on the squad got playing time and after 50 minutes the result was 32 – 16.

Norway defeated Sweden 36 – 20 .

Best players of the match: Silje Solberg (NOR) and Linn Blohm (SWE)

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