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14:36 23-December-2016

Brazil announces WC-squad

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Photo: brasilhandebol.com.br

Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The new Brazilian head coach, Washington Nunes, has selected 16 players for the upcoming World Championship in France in January.

The final 16-man squad of Brazil has only 2 players from the Brazilian domestic league. The rest of the players are playing abroad.

Brazil is in Group A at the World Championship in France in January with France, Poland, Russia, Japan and Norway.

 

The squad:

Goalkeepers:
Maik Dos Santos, Al Rayyan Sports Club, Qatar
Cesar Augusto De Almeida, ØIF Arendal, Norway

Left wings:
Miguel Guilherme Torriani, ADC Estrela de Guarulhos, Brazil
David Cleryston Novais, Taubaté/FAB/Unitau-SP, Brazil

Left backs:
Thiagus Petrus Gonçalves Dos Santos, MOL Pick Szeged, Hungary
Thiago Ponciano, BM Ciudad Encantada, Spain
Haniel Vinicius Lângaro, Naturhouse La Rioja, Spain

Playmakers:
Henrique Teixeira, CB Bade Huesca, Spain
João Pedro Da Silva, Chambery Savoie Handball, France

Right backs:
José Guilherme De Toledo, Orlen Wisla Plock, Poland
Oswaldo Guimarães, Helvetia Anaitasuna, Spain
Gabriel Jung, FC Barcelona Lassa, Spain

Right wings:
Lucas Candido, BM Guadalajara, Spain
Fabio Chiuffa, KIF Kolding København, Denmark

Line players:
Alexandro Pozzer, BM Puerto Sagunto, Spain
Rogerio Moraes Ferreira, HC Vardar, Macedonia

Reserves:
Rangel Luan Da Rosa, goalkeeper HC Odorhei, Romania
João Victor Feliciano, goalkeeper, Liga Taubateana de Handebol, Brazil
Cauê Baptista, left wing, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Brazil
Leandro Da Silva, left wing, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Brazil
Wesley De Freitas, right wing, Liga Taubateana de Handebol, Brazil
Rafael Lobato, right wing, Liga Taubateana de Handebol, Brazil
Leonardo Silveira, playaker, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Brazil
Leonardo Dutra, playmaker, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Brazil
Raul Campos, left back, BM Villa de Aranda, Spain
Gustavo Rodrigues, right back, FC Porto, Portugal
Felipe Santaela, line player, FC Porto, Portugal
Caue De Oliveira, line player, A.A. São Caetano, Brazil

Injuries:
Arthur Patrianova, left back, RK Celje (cruciate ligament knee injury, questionable)
Felipe Borges, left wing, free agent (shoulder injury)

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