Monday at 11.30, Thorir Hergeirsson presented the Norwegian squad which will represent the country at the World Championship in Japan 2019.
Kari Aalvik Grimsbø and Katrine Lunde, Nora Mørk and Amanda Kurtovic, Veronica Kristiansen and Henny Ella Reistad are not available due to injuries or recovery periods, so it won’t be an easy task for Hergeirsson and his team to choose right.
Goalkeepers: Silje Solberg (Siófok KC), Andrea Austmo Pedersen (Våg Håndball Elite).
Leftwing: Camilla Herrem (Sola HK), Sanna Solberg-Isaksen (Team Esbjerg).
Leftback: Emilie Hegh Arntzen (Våg Håndball Elite), Ingvild Bakkerud (Odense HC).
Playmaker/Middleback: Stine Bredal Oftedal (Győri Audi ETO KC), Marta Tomac (Våg Håndball Elite), Helene Fauske (HIH)
Rightback: Silje Waade (Våg Håndball Elite), Stine Skogrand (Herning-Ikast), Moa Høgdahl (Viborg HK)
Rightwing: Malin Aune (Våg Håndball Elite), Marit Røsberg Jacobsen (Team Esbjerg).
Lineplayers: Heidi Løke (Våg Håndball Elite), Kari Brattset Dale (Győri Audi ETO KC),
Reserves: Emily Stang Sando (Buducnost), Kristine Breistøl (Team Esbjerg), Tonje Enkerud (Storhamar)
Home-reserve: Marit Malm Frafjord (Team Esbjerg)
Vilde Mortensen Ingstad (Team Esbjerg) is injured, has a back injury and she needs to take 6-8 weeks pause from handball, therefore she is not on the 28-players list either.