Portugal confirms squad for Euros – trio out with injuries

Portugal is seen as a dark horse for the upcoming EHF Euros In Germany. Now, national team coach Paulo Pereira has confirmed his squad – where a player like Victor Iturriza is out due to injury.

Portuguese handball has gone through a revolution during the last five years and coming in to the Euros in Germany Paulo Pereira’s team is seen as an unpleasant surprise for many teams.

Now, the national team coach has confirmed his squad for the tournament, where six of the players comes from the powerhouse, FC Porto.

On the list of absent players names like Victor Iturriza, André Gomes and Fabio Magalhães are featured as the trio will miss the tournament due to injuries.

The Portuguese squad:

Gustavo Capdeville
Diogo Rema Marques
Miguel Espinha Ferreira

Left wingers:
Leonel Fernandes
Pedro Oliveira

Luis Frade
Fabio Silva
Ricardo Brandao
Daymaro Salina

Right wingers:
Antonio Areia
Pedro Portela

Left backs:
Alexandre Cavalcanti
Gilberto Duarte
Goncalo Vieira
Salvador Salvador

Miguel Martins
Rui Silva
Martim Costa

Right backs:
Francisco Costa
Juaquim Nazaré