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12:05 15-December-2017

Vujovic selects 21 players

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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Slovenian national coach Veselin Vujovic goes into the preparation for the EHF EURO 2018 with 21 players.

With 21 players the Slovenian national coach Veselin Vujovic goes into the preparation for the European Championship in Croatia in January. 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 playmaker from RK Nexe, Patrik Leban, is preferred in front of Dean Bombac from Vive Kielce.

The 21 players:

Goalkeepers:
Urh Kastelic, RK Zagreb, Croatia
Urban Lesjak, RK Celje, Slovenia
Matevz Skok, RK Zagreb, Croatia

Left wings:
Darko Cingesar, PAUC Handball, France
Niko Medved, RK Gorenje, Slovenia

Left backs:
Sasa Barisic Jaman, RK Nexe, Croatia
Borut Mackovsek, RK Celje, Slovenia
Jan Grebenc, RK Gorenje Velenje, Slovenia
Nik Henigman, RD Ribnica, Slovenia

Playmakers:
Marko Bezjak, SC Magdeburg, Germany
Patrik Leban, RK Nexe, Croatia
Miha Zarabec, THW Kiel, Germany

Right backs:
Nejc Cehte, RK Gorenje Velenje, Slovenia
Jure Dolenec, FC Barcelona, Spain
Vid Kavticnik, Montpellier Handball, France
Ziga Mlakar, RK Celje, Slovenia

Right wings:
Blaz Janc, PGE Vive Kielce, Poland
Gasper Marguc, Telekom Veszprém, Hungary

Pivots:
Blaz Blagotinsek, Telekom Veszprém, Hungary
Matej Gaber, Pick Szeged, Hungary
Igor Zabic, Orlen Wisla Plock, Poland

Reserves:
Klemen Ferlin, goalkeeper, RK Gorenje Velenje, Slovenia
Gregor Potocnik, left back, RK Gorenje Velenje, Slovenia
Aleks Vlah, left back, RD Koper, Slovenia
Dean Bombac, playmaker, PGE Vice Kielce, Poland
Mario Sostaric, right wing, Pick Szeged, Hungary
Matic Suholeznik, pivot, RK Celje, Slovenia
Matic Verdinek, left wing, RK Gorenje Velenje, Slovenia

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