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14:06 17-December-2016

Icelandic initial squad for WC

Categories: Scandinavia
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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Icelandic national coach Geir Sveinsson has named his 28-man initial squad before the upcoming World Championship in France in January.

Experienced Icelandic players as Snorri Gudjonsson, Alexander Petersson and Robert Gunnarsson have decided to retire from the national team recently.

Iceland is in Group B at the World Championship 2017 with Spain, Slovenia, Macedonia, Tunesia and Angola

The 28-man initial squad:

Goalkeeper:
Aron Rafn Eðvarðsson, SG BBM Bietigheim, Germany
Björgvin Páll Gústavsson, Bergischer HC, Germany
Grétar Ari Guðjónsson, Haukar, Iceland
Hreiðar Levý Guðmundsson, Halden Topphåndball, Norway
Sveinbjörn Pétursson, Stjarnan, Iceland

Line players:
Arnar Freyr Arnarsson, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Bjarki Már Gunnarsson, EHV Aue, Germay
Kári Kristján Kristjánsson, ÍBV, Iceland
Vignir Svavarsson, HC Midtjylland, Denmark

Left wings:
Bjarki Már Elísson, Füsche Berlin, Germany
Elvar Örn Jónsson, Selfoss, Iceland
Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Rhein-Neckar Löwen, Germany
Stefán Rafn Sigurmannsson, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark

Right wings:
Arnór Þór Gunnarsson, Bergischer HC, Germany
Guðmundur Árni Ólafsson, Haukar, Iceland
Óðinn Þór Ríkharðsson, FH, Iceland

Left backs:
Aron Pálmarsson, Telekom Veszprém KC, Hungary
Guðmundur Hómar Helgason, Cesson Rennes, France
Ólafur Andrés Guðmundsson, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Sigurbergur Sveinsson, ÍBV, Iceland
Tandri Konráðsson, Skjern Håndbold, Denmark

Playmakers:
Arnór Atlason, Aalborg Håndbold, Denmark
Gunnar Steinn Jónsson, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Janus Daði Smárason, Haukar, Iceland

Right backs:
Ásgeir Örn Hallgrímsson, USAM Nimes, France
Geir Guðmundsson, Cesson Rennes, France
Ómar Ingi Magnússon, Århus Håndbold, Denmark
Rúnar Kárason, TSV Hannover/Burgdorf, Germany

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