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11:41 15-December-2017

Prokop selects 20 players

Categories: Euros 2018 in Croatia
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Photo: dhb.de

Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The German national coach Christian Prokop goes into the preparation for the EHF EURO 2018 with 20 players.

With 20 players, including twelve European champions from 2016, coach Christian Prokop goes into the preparation for the EHF EURO 2018 in Croatia on December 28. Just over two weeks ago, the first step had been taken with the nomination of an extended 28-man squad.

The biggest surprise of the squad is probably, that the pivot from SC DHfK Leipzig, Bastian Roscheck, is preferred in front of Erik Schmidt from Füchse Berlin.

The 20 players:

Goalkeepers: 
Silvio Heinevetter, Füchse Berlin, Germany
Andreas Wolff, THW Kiel, Germany

Left wings: 
Uwe Gensheimer, Paris St. Germain, France
Rune Dahmke, THW Kiel, Germany 

Left backs:
Finn Lemke, MT Melsungen, Germany 
Julius Kühn, MT Melsungen, Germany
Paul Drux, Füchse Berlin, Germamy
Marian Michalczik, TSV GWD Minden, Germany

Playmakers: 
Niclas Pieczkowski, SC DHfK Leipzig, Germany
Steffen Fäth, Füchse Berlin, Germany
Philipp Weber, SC DHfK Leipzig, Germany

Right backs: 
Kai Häfner, TSV Hannover Burgdorf, Germany
Fabian Wiede, Füchse Berlin, Germany
Steffen Weinhold, THW Kiel, Germany

Right wings:
Patrick Groetzki, Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany
Tobias Reichmann, MT Melsungen, Germany

Pivots: 
Jannik Kohlbacher, HSG Wetzlar, Germany
Patrick Wiencek, THW Kiel, Germany
Hendrik Pekeler, Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany
Bastian Roscheck, SC DHfK Leipzig, German

Reserves:
Johannes Bitter, goalkeeper, TVB 1898 Stuttgart, Germany
Carsten Lichtlein, goalkeeper, VfL Gummersbach, Germany
Marcel Schiller, left wing, Frisch Auf Göppingen, Germany
Maximilian Janke, left back, SC DHfK Leipzig, Germany
Tim Kneule, playmaker, Frisch Auf Göppingen, Germany
Franz Semper, right back, SC DHfK Leipzig, Germany
Tim Hornke, right wing, TBV Lemgo, Germany
Erik Schmidt, pivot, Füchse Berlin, Germany

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