GB men’s long list announced

Post published January 5, 2017 (Updated January 5, 2017)

GB men’s Head Coach Ricardo Vasconcelos has announced his long squad for the training camp on 28-29 January in Nottingham.

The 28-man squad features a number of Under-21 players as GB seeks to field a young team for the IHF Emerging Nations Championship next June in Bulgaria. The squad will eventually be cut down to the 14 players allowed for the Emerging Nations Championship - which is expected to be restricted to Under-24 players, with three over-age players allowed.

Commenting on his selection Vasconcelos said "We feel this is a strong list where we are able to, as requested, focus on the future without disregarding the present and it's valuable impact and influence. This larger than usual pool of athletes is, in our view, testament to the work from the clubs and coaches that were part of those athletes development. Looking at the list, we will have a really hard work on choosing the last 14 and that is a great position to be at as coaches. We are keen to get the boys together and start working."

Nicholas Satchwell Goalkeeper - Neistin (Faroe Islands)
Alex Bradley Goalkeeper - Warrington Wolves
Colin Reid Goalkeeper - EK82
Dan Carden Goalkeeper - Liverpool
Brian Negrete Lindsay Left Wing - Alarcos Ciudad Real (Spain)
David Klaening Left Wing - IK Nord (Sweden)
Mark Hawkins Left Wing West - London Eagles
U21 rotation:(Jacob Maxted) Left Wing - Warrington Wolves
Jamal Braithwaite Right Wing/Right Back - NEM Hawkes
Stephen Clarke Right Wing - Warrington Wolves
Benjamin Howard Right Wing - Nottingham
Martin Hare Left Back/Playmaker/Pivot - Sandnes (Norway)
Ben Tyler Left Back/Pivot - Warrington Wolves
Stefan Whaley Left Back - NEM Hawkes
Rafik Tahraoui Left Back - Warrington Wolves
Sebastian Edgar Right Back/Right Wing - Valence (France)
Joshua da Silva Right Back - AC Fafe (Portugal)
William Moore Right Back - London GD
Steven Larson Right Back/Playmaker - Randers (Denmark)
Liam Welsby Playmaker - Warrington Wolves
Ryan Goodwin Playmaker/Left Back - NEM Hawkes
Toby Venables Playmaker Warrington - Wolves
Ross Strachan Playmaker/Left Back - Livingston
Ollie Tyler Pivot - Warrington Wolves
Jordan Price Pivot - Nottingham
Sam Crocker Pivot - Brighton
Mark Howard Pivot - NEM Hawkes
Andrew Doherty Pivot - Tryst 77

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