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12:20 15-December-2017

Final Danish squad for the Euros named

Categories: Euros 2018 in Croatia
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Photo: dhf.dk

Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Danish national coach Nikolaj Jacobsen has named his final squad for the upcoming European Championship in Croatia in January.

"It's a good and experienced squad, which also includes some young players, and in my eyes it is the best players we have in Denmark right now. We have named 17 players, as you can switch in the squad up to six times during the tournament. That means there is no reserve with as 17th man. In other words, the squad consists of 17 players, which we will rotate from game to game," says the danish national coach Nikolaj Jacobsen in a press release from DHF.

The 17+1 players:

Goalkeepers:
Niklas Landin, THW Kiel, Germany
Jannick Green, SC Magdeburg, Germany

Pivots:
Anders Zachariassen, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany
René Toft Hansen, THW Kiel, Germany
Henrik Toft Hansen, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany

Left wings:
Magnus Landin, KIF Kolding København, Denmark
Casper U. Mortensen, TSV Hannover-Burgdorf, Germany

Right wings:
Lasse Svan, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany
Hans Lindberg, Füchse Berlin, Germany

Left backs:
Michael Damgaard, SC Magdeburg, Germany
Henrik Møllgaard, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Mikkel Hansen, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Jacob Holm, Ribe-Esbjerg HH, Denmark*

Playmakers:
Rasmus Lauge, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany
Morten Olsen, TSV Hannover-Burgdorf, Germany
Mads Mensah, Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany

Right backs:
Niclas Kirkeløkke, GOG, Denmark 
Peter Balling, TTH Holstebro, Denmark

Reserves:
Kevin Møller, goalkeeper, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany
Emil Nielsen, goalkeeper, Skjern Håndbold, Denmark
Simon Hald, pivot, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark
Magnus Saugstrup, pivot, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark
Anders Eggert, left wing, Skjern Håndbold, Denmark
Tim Sørensen, right wing, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Nikolaj Markussen, left back, Bjerringbro-Silkeborg, Denmark
Lasse Møller, left back, GOG, Denmark (injured)
Andreas Holst Jensen, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark
Martin Larsen, right back, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark

*: Jacob Holm participates in the preparation for the Euro from 1 to 8 January but is not in the final squad.

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