Iceland announces their 23-man squad for the World Cup 2018

June 11, 2018
First published on:July 2, 2018
by binor

The Iceland men's national football team has announced their provisional 23-man squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup. Despite struggling with an injury for much of the season, Gylfi Sigurdsson is named in the 23-man squad.

Iceland is surely not the favorites of this World Cup but can prove themselves as one of the best underdogs in the tournament. After their heroic performance at Euro 2016, they are this looking to stun on the biggest stage of all in Russia this time.

The smallest nation in the competition has reached their first ever finals. They will compete in a tough group containing Argentina, Croatia, and Nigeria.

Here is the provisional list of players to be included in Iceland national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Goal Keepers

1. Hannes Thor Halldorsson
2. Runar Alex Runarsson
3. Frederik Schram

Defenders

4. Kari Arnason
5. Ari Freyr Skulason
6. Birkir Mar Saevarsson
7. Sverrir Ingi Ingason
8. Hordur Magnusson
9. Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson
10. Ragnar Sigurdsson

Midfielders

11. Johann Berg Gudmundsson
12. Birkir Bjarnason
13. Arnor Ingvi Traustason
14. Emil Hallfredsson
15. Gylfi Sigurdsson
16. Olafur Ingi Skulason
17. Rurik Gislason
18. Samuel Fridjonsson
19. Aron Gunnarsson

Forwards

20. Alfred Finnbogason
21. Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson
22. Jon Dadi Bodvarsson
23. Albert Gudmundsson

 

 



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