Norway national under-21 football team

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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)
First colours
Second colours
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.

Competitive record[edit]

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Record[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the friendly match against Sweden 31 March 2015.[1] Statistics correct as of 31 March 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
1 1GK Mathias Dyngeland (1995-10-07) 7 October 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Norway Sogndal
12 1GK Pål Vestly Heigre (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Tromsø
21 1GK Sondre Rossbach (1996-02-07) 7 February 1996 (age 19) 6 0 Norway Odd
3 2DF Vegard Bergan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 (age 20) 3 0 Norway Odd
4 2DF Jonas Grønner (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 8 1 Norway Brann
5 2DF Thomas Grøgaard (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 (age 21) 10 0 Norway Odd
11 2DF Petter Strand (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 (age 20) 3 1 Norway Sogndal
13 2DF Marius Høibråten (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 (age 20) 5 0 Norway Strømsgodset
17 2DF Kristoffer Haugen (1994-02-21) 21 February 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Norway Viking
18 2DF Andreas Vindheim (1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Sweden Malmö
2 3MF Kristoffer Haraldseid (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 21) 10 0 Norway Haugesund
6 3MF Fredrik Aursnes (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Norway Hødd
7 3MF Anders Trondsen (1995-03-30) 30 March 1995 (age 20) 3 0 Norway Sarspborg 08
8 3MF Marius Lundemo (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 (age 21) 5 1 Norway Lillestrøm
9 3MF Mohamed Elyounoussi (1994-08-04) 4 August 1994 (age 20) 8 1 Norway Molde
15 3MF Martin Rønning Ovenstad (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Norway Strømsgodset
10 4FW Bård Finne (1995-02-13) 13 February 1995 (age 20) 5 0 Germany Köln
14 4FW Ghayas Zahid (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 20) 5 0 Norway Vålerenga
16 4FW Veton Berisha (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 21) 9 2 Norway Viking

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following still-eligible players (born in 1992 or later) have been called up since January 2013.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Eirik Holmen Johansen (1992-07-12) 12 July 1992 (age 22) 7 0 Norway Sandefjord
1GK Christian Sukke (1993-01-21) 21 January 1993 (age 22) 1 0 Norway Sarpsborg 08
2DF Magnar Ødegaard (1993-05-11) 11 May 1993 (age 21) 10 1 Norway Lillestrøm
2DF Christian Landu Landu (1992-01-25) 25 January 1992 (age 23) 7 0 Norway Viking
2DF Martin Bjørnbak (1992-03-22) 22 March 1992 (age 23) 6 0 Norway Haugesund
2DF Emil Jonassen (1993-02-17) 17 February 1993 (age 22) 6 0 Norway Odd
2DF Alexander Groven (1992-01-02) 2 January 1992 (age 23) 5 1 Norway Hønefoss
2DF Eirik Skaasheim (1993-01-22) 22 January 1993 (age 22) 5 0 Norway Sogndal
2DF Kevin Dure (1993-03-08) 8 March 1993 (age 22) 3 0 Norway Nest-Sotra
2DF Henrik Gjesdal (1993-07-19) 19 July 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Tromsø
2DF Simen Kind Mikalsen (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 (age 22) 2 0 Norway Lillestrøm
2DF Hugues Wembangomo (1992-05-10) 10 May 1992 (age 22) 2 0 Norway Aalesund
2DF Marius Lode (1993-03-11) 11 March 1993 (age 22) 1 0 Norway Bryne
3MF Elba Rashani (1993-05-09) 9 May 1993 (age 21) 7 1 Denmark Brøndby
3MF Mohamed Elyounoussi* (1994-08-04) 4 August 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Norway Molde
3MF Martin Rønning Ovenstad (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Norway Strømsgodset
3MF Ohi Omoijuanfo (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Norway Lillestrøm
3MF Marius Lundemo (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Norway Lillestrøm
3MF Fredrik Ulvestad* (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 22) 12 0 Norway Aalesund
3MF Markus Henriksen* (1992-07-25) 25 July 1992 (age 22) 12 2 Netherlands AZ Alkmaar
3MF Valon Berisha* (1993-02-07) 7 February 1993 (age 22) 17 3 Austria Red Bull Salzburg
3MF Yann-Erik de Lanlay* (1992-05-14) 14 May 1992 (age 22) 13 1 Norway Viking
3MF Etzaz Hussain (1993-01-27) 27 January 1993 (age 22) 8 3 Norway Molde
3MF Thomas Drage* (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 23) 5 1 Norway Tromsø
3MF Fredrik Midtsjø (1993-08-11) 11 August 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Norway Sandnes Ulf
3MF Fredrik Haugen (1992-06-13) 13 June 1992 (age 22) 3 0 Norway Brann
3MF Ole Selnæs (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Rosenborg
3MF Jon-Helge Tveita (1992-01-27) 27 January 1992 (age 23) 2 0 Norway Bryne
3MF Mats Møller Dæhli* (1995-03-02) 2 March 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Wales Cardiff City
3MF Henrik Breimyr (1993-07-20) 20 July 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Norway Bryne
4FW Veton Berisha (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 21) 3 0 Norway Viking
4FW Håvard Nielsen* (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 21) 15 3 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig
4FW Joshua King* (1992-01-15) 15 January 1992 (age 23) 9 2 England Blackburn Rovers
4FW Fredrik Gulbrandsen* (1992-09-10) 10 September 1992 (age 22) 6 0 Norway Molde
4FW Chuma Anene (1993-05-14) 14 May 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Republic of Macedonia Rabotnički
4FW Henrik Kjelsrud Johansen (1993-03-22) 22 March 1993 (age 22) 1 0 Norway Haugesund

Former squads[edit]

Former players[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U21-troppen til EM-kvalikamp mot Portugal" (in Norwegian). 25 August 2014. 

External links[edit]