12 December 2016
Icelandic head coach of Denmark, Gudmundur Gudmundsson, unveiled on Monday the list of 28 players to prepare the 2017 Men’s Handball World Championship in France.
The preparation of the Olympic champions will start on December 28th in Aarhus and continue with the Bygma Cup which will see Danish play three games against three teams also qualified for the World Championship: Hungary on January 5th in Aalborg, Egypt on January 6th in Skjern and Iceland on January 8th in Aarhus. The team, reduced to 16 players, will then travel to Paris where Mikkel Hansen’s partners will play in the Group A against Argentina (13th), Egypt (14th), Sweden (16th), Bahrain (18th) and Qatar (20th).
The list of 28 :
Goalkeepers : Niklas Landin (THW Kiel), Jannick Green (SC Magdeburg), Kevin Möller (SG Flensburg-Handewitt), Sebastian Frandsen (Bjerringbro-Silkeborg)
Wingers : Lasse Svan Hansen (SG Flensburg-Handewitt), Hans Lindberg (Füchse Berlin), Tim Sorensen (IFK Kristianstad), Magnus Bramming (TTH Holstebro), Casper U. Mortensen (TSV Hannover-Burgdorf), Magnus Landin Jacobsen (KIF Kolding Kobenhavn)
Line players : Anders Zachariassen (SG Flensburg-Handewitt), Henrik Toft Hansen (SG Flensburg-Handewitt), Jesper Noddesbo (FC Barcelona), Alexander Lynggaard (Saint Raphael Var), Rene Toft Hansen (THW Kiel), Simon Hald Jensen (Aalborg)
Back court players : Mikkel Hansen (PSG), Lasse Andersson (FC Barcelona), Michael Damgaard (SC Magdeburg), Martin Larsen (Aalborg), Henrik Möllgaard (PSG), Niclas Kirkelokke (GOG), Kasper Sondergaard (Skjern), Morten Olsen (TSV Hannover-Burgdorf), Mads Mensah Larsen (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Allan Damgaard (Bjerringbro-Silkeborg), Nikolaj Markussen (Bjerringbro-Silkeborg), Frederik Kiehn Clausen (GOG).