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Norway stick to settled squad

Published: Thursday 27 April 2006, 9.52CET
Norway women's coach Bjarne Berntsen has chosen tried-and-trusted players for the FIFA World Cup qualifier at home against Serbia and Montenegro.
by Eivind Aarre
from Stavanger
Published: Thursday 27 April 2006, 9.52CET

Norway stick to settled squad

Norway women's coach Bjarne Berntsen has chosen tried-and-trusted players for the FIFA World Cup qualifier at home against Serbia and Montenegro.

Norway women's coach Bjarne Berntsen has opted for tried-and-trusted players when naming his squad for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Serbia and Montenegro in Sandefjord on 10 May.

Winning run
Norway have so far recorded four consecutive victories and are firmly on course for next year's finals in China. Serbia and Montenegro were beaten 4-0 in the corresponding fixture on home soil in September.

Norway squad
Goalkeepers: Ingrid Hjelmseth (Trondheims-Ørn), Bente Nordby (Djurgården/Älvsjö).

Defenders: Marit Fiane Christensen (Røa), Gunhild Følstad (Trondheims-Ørn), Camilla Hammerø Huse (Kolbotn), Maritha Kaufmann (Team Strømmen), Siri Nordby (Røa), Ane Stangeland (Kolbotn).

Midfielders: Kristin Blystad Bjerke (Kolbotn), Madeleine Giske (Asker), Arna-Bjørnar (Asker), Ragnhild Gulbrandsen (Asker).

Forwards: Isabell Herlovsen (Kolbotn), Leni Larsen Kaurin (Asker), Lise Klaveness (Umeå IK), Marie Knutsen (Røa), Unni Lehn (Trondheims-Ørn), Trine Rønning (Kolbotn).

Last updated: 27/04/06 19.03CET

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