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 European Championship qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina on 13 June 2015, and the friendly match against Austria on 16 June 2015.[1] Statistics correct as of 27 June 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 Sondre Rossbach (1996-02-07) 7 February 1996 (age 19) 7 0 Norway Odd
12 1GK Per Kristian Bråtveit (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Haugesund
3 2DF Ivan Näsberg (1996-04-22) 22 April 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Vålerenga
4 2DF Jonas Grønner (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 10 1 Norway Brann
5 2DF Thomas Grøgaard* (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 (age 21) 11 0 Norway Odd
15 2DF Kristoffer Haraldseid (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 21) 12 0 Norway Haugesund
16 2DF Ulrik Yttergård Jenssen (1996-07-17) 17 July 1996 (age 18) 2 0 France Lyon B
17 2DF Birger Meling (1994-12-17) 17 December 1994 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Stabæk
2 3MF Petter Strand (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 (age 20) 7 2 Norway Sogndal
6 3MF Anders Trondsen (1995-03-30) 30 March 1995 (age 20) 6 0 Norway Sarpsborg 08
7 3MF Martin Rønning Ovenstad (1994-04-18) 18 April 1994 (age 21) 6 0 Norway Strømsgodset
8 3MF Fredrik Aursnes (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 (age 19) 6 1 Norway Hødd
11 3MF Mohamed Elyounoussi* (1994-08-04) 4 August 1994 (age 20) 9 1 Norway Molde
14 3MF Iver Fossum (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 18) 7 0 Norway Strømsgodset
18 3MF Morten Thorsby (1996-05-05) 5 May 1996 (age 19) 3 1 Netherlands Heerenveen
19 3MF Henrik Rørvik Bjørdal (1997-02-04) 4 February 1997 (age 18) 2 0 Norway Aalesund
20 3MF Ole Selnæs (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 20) 4 0 Norway Rosenborg
9 4FW Bård Finne (1995-02-13) 13 February 1995 (age 20) 8 1 Germany Köln
10 4FW Veton Berisha (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 21) 12 2 Norway Viking
13 4FW Sander Svendsen (1997-08-06) 6 August 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Norway Molde

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players still eligible for the U21 team (i.e. born in 1994 or later) have been called up since January 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mathias Dyngeland (1995-10-07) 7 October 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Norway Sogndal
1GK Pål Vestly Heigre (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Tromsø
2DF Andreas Vindheim (1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 (age 19) 7 0 Sweden Malmö FF
2DF Marius Høibråten (1995-01-23) 23 January 1995 (age 20) 6 0 Norway Strømsgodset
2DF Vegard Bergan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 (age 20) 4 0 Norway Odd
2DF Kristoffer Haugen (1994-02-21) 21 February 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Viking
2DF Ivan Näsberg (1996-04-22) 22 April 1996 (age 19) 1 0 Norway Vålerenga
3MF Marius Lundemo (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 7 0 Norway Lillestrøm
3MF Kristoffer Normann Hansen (1994-08-12) 12 August 1994 (age 20) 4 1 Norway Sandefjord
3MF Kasper Skaanes (1995-03-19) 19 March 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Brann
3MF Daniel Granli (1994-05-01) 1 May 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Norway Stabæk
3MF Martin Ødegaard* (1998-12-17) 17 December 1998 (age 16) 1 0 Spain Real Madrid
4FW Ohi Omoijuanfo (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 21) 5 1 Norway Jerv

Former squads[edit]

Former players[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U21-tropp mot Bosnia og Østerrike" (in Norwegian). 28 May 2015. 

External links[edit]