René Toft is chosen for the EM - Henrik Toft is out

the national coach for håndboldherrerne, Nikolaj Jacobsen, statement Monday his squad for the upcoming european championship finals in January. In the is the

René Toft is chosen for the EM - Henrik Toft is out

the national coach for håndboldherrerne, Nikolaj Jacobsen, statement Monday his squad for the upcoming european championship finals in January.

In the is the often skadesplagede forsvarsgeneral René Toft Hansen, while his brother Henrik Toft Hansen, in turn, has not been fully ready following a concussion.

coming 18 players for the tournament, two players will be reserves. In the first place, however, the 19 man squad, which will participate in two test matches in the beginning of January against Norway and France.

At the press conference in Vejle, where Nikolaj Jacobsen selected the team, he said of the injured Henrik Toft Hansen:

"Henrik is unfortunately not so far yet. There is progress with his concussion, but not enough," says national coach:

"Then we must see how it develops, but in the first place is he was not considered for EM."

René Toft Hansen was injured during the WORLD cup finals in January, where Denmark took the gold, but he has been an important part of the team in both the OLYMPICS-triumph in 2016 and the european championship triumph in 2012.

EM-the tournament is played in Austria, Norway and Sweden from 9. 26. January, where Denmark will play both of its three preliminary group stage matches as well as three possible mellemrundekampe in Malmö. Semifinals and final will be played in Stockholm.

Denmark is EM ended up in group E, Hungary, Iceland and Russia. The two best of the group goes on to mellemrunden, where they mated with the two best teams from group D, and F. the groups are teams such as France, Norway and Sweden.

Denmark is the defending olympic champion and world champion, you succeed to bring home the european championship title, Denmark will have all the three major titles under the belt at the same time.

In 2008 and 2012 won the Denmark EM-gold.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 16 December 2019, 15:00

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