Norway have called up Molde FK midfield player Magne Hoseth for their squad to face Finland in a friendly next week.
The match in Oslo on 22 May is Norway's last before the UEFA EURO 2004™ qualifier against Denmark on 7 June, which could go a long way to determining the winners of Group 2. Unbeaten Norway lead the section with ten points from four games, but second-placed Denmark are just three points behind.
With both AFC Ajax's Andre Bergdølmo and DSC Arminia Bielefeld's Torjus Hansen unavailable because of club commitments, Norway coach Nils Johan Semb selected Hoseth to provide left-sided cover for Liverpool FC defender John Arne Riise.
"Hoseth has been playing well lately, at times very well," Semb said. While Norway and Denmark are on a good run, Finland will hope the friendly will help boost their confidence after a slow start to Group 9 that has brought them just three points from their first four fixtures.
Holtan, E Johnsen, Olsen, Basma, Berg, Hangeland, R Johnsen, Lundekvam, Riise, T Andersen, Bakke, Flo, Hoseth, Iversen, F Johnsen, Svindal Larsen, Leonhardsen, Solskjær.
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