Euro 2020

Golden League – Norwegian squad

Nora Mørk is back for Norway, she played her last championship in 2017 in WCh in Germany/photo: IHF
Golden League – Norwegian squad
Ibolya Szekeres

After a nine month long forced break from national team activity, Norway will participate at Golden League tournament organized in Denmark beside Denmark, Montenegro and France.

Norway will present a much more strengthened team as in their last match in WCh in Japan 2019 in the bronze final against Russia. Thorir Hergeirsson together with his new assistant coach Tonje Larsen, and goalkeeper coach Mats Olsson has chosen the following players:

Nora Mørk, Veronica Kristiansen, Amanda Kurtovic, Henny Ella Reistad or Marit Malm Frafjord (last match for Norway in 2016 ECh-final) are back i the squad after retirement and injuries, and Katrine Lunde was also in the squad after knee-injury but she was hit on her eye by a ball against Bietigheim and the doctors recommended her one week rest.

The squad for Golden League:

Goalkeepers: Silje Solberg (Győri Audi ETO KC), Emily Stang Sando (Bietigheim)

Leftbacks: Veronica Kristiansen (Győri Audi ETO KC), Ingvild Bakkerud (Herning-Ikast), Emilie Hegh-Arntzen (Vipers), Kristine Breistøl (Team Esbjerg)

Playmakers: Stine Bredal Oftedal (Győri Audi ETO KC), Henny Ella Reistad (Vipers), Marta Tomac (Vipers)

Rightbacks: Nora Mørk (Vipers), Amanda Kurtovic (Győri Audi ETO KC), Stine Skogrand (Herning-Ikast)

Leftwing: Sanna Solberg-Isaksen (Team Esbjerg), Camilla Herrem (Sola)

Rightwing: Marit Røsberg Jacobsen (Team Esbjerg)

Lineplayers: Heidi Løke (Vipers), Kari Brattset Dale (Győri Audi ETO KC), Marit Malm Frafjord (Team Esbjerg)

Reserves: Rikke Granlund (Team Esbjerg-GK), Moa Høgdahl (Viborg -RB)

Missing because of injuries: Katrine Lunde, Malin Aune, Silje Waade (Vipers)

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Euro 2020
Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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