Swedish women’s national tam coach Henrik Signell announced squad for the upcoming Women’s World Championship 2017 in Germany. Sweden suffered dissapointment at the beginning of Olympic cycle by missing to qualify for the EHF EURO 2016 medal battles on home soil, but Scandinavian girls are still strong enough to attack the last phase of every big competition.
Here is the Swedish squad:
Goalkeeper: Filippa Idehn (Brest Bretagne/FRA), Johanna Bundsen (Kopenhagen Haandbold/DEN)
Left wings: Louise Sand (Brest Bretagne/FRA), Olivia Mellegård (IK Sävehof/SWE)
Left back: Jamina Roberts (Erdi VSE/HUN), Jenny Alm (Kopenhagen Haandbold/DEN), Johanna Westberg (NFH Nykøbing/DEN)
Right back: Isabella Gullden (CSM Bukarest/ROU), Carin Strömberg (Randers HK/DEN)
Left wings: Sabina Jacobsen (CSM Bukarest/ROU), Nathalie Hagman (CSM Bukarest/ROU), Hanna Blomstrand (Kopenhagen Haandbold/DEN)
Right wings: Emma Fernis (IK Sävehof), Daniela Gustin (Randers HK/DEN)
Line-players: Ulrika Toft Hansen (Team Esbjerg/DEN), Anna Lagerquist (NFH Nykøbing/DEN)
Reserves: Angelica Wallen (RR, NFH Nykøbing/DEN), Ida Oden (RR, IK Sävehof), Marie Wall (LA, H65 Höör), Martina Thörn (TW, Randers HK/DEN), Clara Monti Danielsson (RM, Randers HK/DEN), Elin Linden (RA, Västerås Irsta HF), Maja Eriksson (RL, TTH Holstebro/DEN), Melissa Petren (RL, Lugi Lund), Ebba Engdahl (RM, Lugi Lund), Cassandra Tollbring (RM, Larvik HK/NOR), Sofia Hvenfelt (KM, H65 Höör), Hanna Daglund (TW, Viborg HK/DEN)
Sweden will play at the Group in Bietigheim alongside Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Argentina and reigning champions – Norway. Championship starts on December 1.