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Norway national under-21 football team

Norway under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) U21-landslaget
Association Football Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
Head coach Leif Gunnar Smerud
Most caps Tommy Svindal Larsen (41)
Top scorer Steffen Iversen (17)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 1998)
Best result 3rd place

The Norwegian national under-21 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national football team of Norway for players of 21 years of age or under at the start of a UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship campaign. The team has reached the European Championship finals twice, in 1998 and 2013, winning bronze medals on both occasions.

Contents

  • Competitive record 1
    • UEFA European Under-21 Championship Record 1.1
  • Current squad 2
    • Recent call-ups 2.1
  • Former squads 3
  • Former coaches 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Competitive record

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Record

Current squad

The following players were selected for the European Championship qualifiers against Kazakhstan on 8 October 2015 and Switzerland on 12 October 2015.[1] Statistics correct as of 7 September 2015.

* Players in bold have played at least one full international match for Norway's senior national team.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Sondre Rossbach (1996-02-07) 7 February 1996 8 0 Odd
1GK Per Kristian Bråtveit (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 2 0 Haugesund
2DF Kristoffer Haraldseid (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 13 0 Haugesund
2DF Thomas Grøgaard* (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 12 0 Odd
2DF Jonas Grønner (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 11 1 Brann
2DF Ulrik Yttergård Jenssen (1996-07-17) 17 July 1996 3 0 Lyon B
2DF Birger Meling (1994-12-17) 17 December 1994 2 0 Stabæk
2DF Bjørn Inge Utvik (1996-02-28) 28 February 1996 1 0 Sogndal
3MF Iver Fossum (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 8 0 Strømsgodset
3MF Petter Strand (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 7 2 Sogndal
3MF Fredrik Aursnes (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 6 1 Hødd
3MF Martin Rønning Ovenstad (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 6 0 Strømsgodset
3MF Anders Trondsen (1995-03-30) 30 March 1995 6 0 Sarpsborg 08
3MF Ghayas Zahid (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 6 0 Vålerenga
3MF Morten Thorsby (1996-05-05) 5 May 1996 4 1 Heerenveen
3MF Zymer Bytyqi (1996-09-11) 11 September 1996 0 0 Viking
3MF Eirik Hestad (1995-06-26) 26 June 1995 0 0 Molde
4FW Mohamed Elyounoussi* (1994-08-04) 4 August 1994 9 1 Molde
4FW Sander Svendsen (1997-08-06) 6 August 1997 2 0 Molde
4FW Alexander Sørloth (1995-12-05) 5 December 1995 1 0 Bodø/Glimt

Recent call-ups

The following players still eligible for the U21 team (i.e. born in 1994 or later) have been called up since January 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mathias Dyngeland (1995-10-07) 7 October 1995 5 0 Sogndal
1GK Pål Vestly Heigre (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 2 0 Tromsø
2DF Andreas Vindheim (1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 7 0 Malmö FF
2DF Marius Høibråten (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 6 0 Strømsgodset
2DF Vegard Bergan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 4 0 Odd
2DF Kristoffer Haugen (1994-02-21) 21 February 1994 2 0 Viking
2DF Ivan Näsberg (1996-04-22) 22 April 1996 2 0 Vålerenga
3MF Marius Lundemo (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 7 0 Lillestrøm
3MF Ole Selnæs (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 5 0 Rosenborg
3MF Kristoffer Normann Hansen (1994-08-12) 12 August 1994 4 1 Sandefjord
3MF Henrik Rørvik Bjørdal (1997-02-04) 4 February 1997 2 0 Aalesund
3MF Martin Ødegaard* (1998-12-17) 17 December 1998 2 0 Real Madrid Castilla
3MF Bersant Celina (1996-09-09) 9 September 1996 1 0 Manchester City
3MF Daniel Granli (1994-05-01) 1 May 1994 1 0 Stabæk
3MF Kasper Skaanes (1995-03-19) 19 March 1995 1 0 Brann
4FW Veton Berisha (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 13 2 Greuther Fürth
4FW Bård Finne (1995-02-13) 13 February 1995 8 1 Köln
4FW Ohi Omoijuanfo (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 5 1 Jerv

Former squads

Former coaches

See also

References

  1. ^ "U21-tropp til EM-kvalik" (in Norwegian). 28 September 2015. 

External links

  • Norway U21-team at UEFA.com
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