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09:07 27-October-2016

Icelandic squad for European Qualifiers

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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The Icelandic national coach Geir Sveinsson has selected 21 players for the upcoming European Qualifiers.

After the retirement of both the right back Alexander Petersson and playmaker Snorri Gudjonsson (togehter 430 caps), there are some new faces of the Icelandic squad, who meets Czech Republic and Ukraine in the Qualification for the European Championship 2018 in Croatia in early November. 

The squad:

Goalkeepers:
Aron Rafn Eðvarðsson, SG BBM Bietig­heim, Germany
Björg­vin Páll Gúst­avs­son, Berg­ischer HC, Germany
Grét­ar Ari Guðjóns­son, Sel­foss, Iceland

Line players:
Arn­ar Freyr Arn­ars­son, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Bjarki Már Gunn­ars­son, EHV Aue, Germany
Kári Kristján Kristjáns­son, ÍBV, Iceland

Playmakers:
Arn­ór Atla­son, Aal­borg Håndbold, Denmark

Guðmund­ur Hólm­ar Helga­son, Ces­son-Renn­es, France
Gunn­ar Steinn Jóns­son, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Jan­us Daði Smára­son, Hauk­ar, Iceland

Right wings:
Arn­ór Þór Gunn­ars­son, Bergischer HC, Germany
Theo­dór Sig­ur­björns­son, ÍBV

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

Left wings:
Bjarki Már Elís­son, Füch­se Berl­in, Germany
Guðjón Val­ur Sig­urðsson, Rhein-Necker Löwen, Germany
Stefán Rafn Sig­ur­manns­son, Aal­borg Håndbold, Denmark

Left backs:
Ólaf­ur Andrés Guðmunds­son, IFK Kristianstad, Sweden
Aron Pálm­ars­son, Telekom Veszprém, Hungary

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