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Reginiussen steps up for Norway

Published: Monday 3 March 2008, 10.28CET
Tromsø IL's promising 21-year-old defender Tore Reginiussen has received his maiden call-up to the Norway squad for their forthcoming friendly in Montenegro.
Published: Monday 3 March 2008, 10.28CET

Reginiussen steps up for Norway

Tromsø IL's promising 21-year-old defender Tore Reginiussen has received his maiden call-up to the Norway squad for their forthcoming friendly in Montenegro.

Promising Tromsø IL defender Tore Reginiussen has received his maiden call-up to the Norway squad for their friendly against Montenegro on 26 March.

'He is ready'
The 21-year-old Reginiussen is one of 13 Norway-based players in coach Åge Hareide's 19-man party for the trip to Podgorica, with the remaining six all plying their trade in England. "We have followed Tore for the last few months and he is ready for the full squad. He is fast, and good in one-on-ones", said Hareide. A regular with the national Under-21 team, Reginiussen steps up to the senior side after helping Tromsø finish sixth last term, scoring twice in 24 starts.

Norway squad
Goalkeepers:
Rune Almenning Jarstein (Rosenborg BK), Håkon Opdal (SK Brann).

Defenders:
Jon Inge Høiland (Stabæk IF), Brede Hangeland (Fulham FC), Erik Hagen (Wigan Athletic FC), Tore Reginiussen (Tromsø IL), John Arne Riise (Liverpool FC), Jarl André Storbæk (Vålerenga IF).

Midfielders:
Martin Andresen (Vålerenga IF), Eirik Bakke (SK Brann), Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers FC), Bjørn Helge Riise (Lillestrøm SK), Per Ciljan Skjelbred (Rosenborg BK), Jan Gunnar Solli (SK Brann), Fredrik Strømstad (IK Start).

Forwards:
John Carew (Aston Villa FC), Erik Nevland (Fulham FC), Thorstein Helstad (SK Brann), Steffen Iversen (Rosenborg BK).

Last updated: 03/03/08 15.20CET

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