The Norwegian national team manager, Egil Olsen, announced the squad for the upcoming friendly match against Macedonia.
Olsen called up 24 players but 4 of them will only be available for the World Cup qualifier against Albania which will be played before the friendly against Macedonia. As Norway U21 will participat at the U21 EURO starting from 5 June, Markus Henriksen, Håvard Nordtveit, Valon Berisha and Joshua King will leave the squad and won’t face Macedonia. The squad misses few regular players like John Arne Riise, Vadim Demidov, Bjørn Helge Riise and Mohammed Abdellaoue.
The Norwegian squad with only those available for the friendly against Macedonia:
Rune Almenning Jarstein – Viking
André Hansen – Odd
Sten Michael Grytebust – Aalesund
Brede Hangeland – Fulham
Kjetil Wæhler – Göteborg
Tom Høgli – Club Brugge
Espen Ruud – Odense
Tore Reginiussen – Rosenborg
Kim André Madsen – Strømsgodset
Lars Christopher Vilsvik – Strømsgodset
Ruben Kristiansen – Tromsø
Christian Grindheim – Vålerenga
Daniel Omoya Braaten – Toulouse
Ruben Yttergård Jenssen – Tromsø
Per Ciljan Skjelbred – Hamburger SV
Ardian Gashi – Helsingborg
Magnus Lekven – Esbjerg
Erik Huseklepp – Brann
Tarik Elyounoussi – Rosenborg
Alexander Toft Søderlund – Haugesund
Norway will host Macedonia on 11 June at the Ulevaal Stadium in Oslo.