Squad changes: Tunisia and Saudi Arabia make replacements
15 Jan. 2019
Player replacements and late registrations – Tuesday 15 January
Ahead of the Tunisia vs Saudi Arabia Group C match in Herning this afternoon, both coaches have made changes to their squads.
Tunisia coach Toni Gerona has made two changes, replacing left back Wael Jallouz with centre back Achraf Saafi. The 26-year-old plays his club handball for Etoile Sportive du Sahel and stands at 1,85m.
The second change for the North African side sees an exchange of goalkeepers with Marouan Maggaiz making way for Esperance Sportive de Tunis’ Amine Ahmed Bedoui. The 25-year-old stands at 1,93m and has played 10 matches for his country.
Boris Denic has replaced pivot Adnan Radnah for Saudi Arabia with left back Abdullah Al Hammad. The 1,85m Al Noor player has appeared 90 times for his country, scoring 112 goals.
For previous replacements and late registrations click on the relevant date below.
Tuesday 15 January 2019
Saudi Arabia (KSA): #93 Abdullah AL HAMMAD (Left Back) IN, #33 Adnan RADNAH (Pivot) OUT
1 of 3 Saudi Arabia player replacements allowed during Germany/Denmark 2019
Tunisia (TUN): #20 Achraf SAAFI (Centre Back) IN, #42 Wael JALLOUZ (Left Back) OUT
1 of 3 Tunisia player replacements allowed
Tunisia (TUN): #93 Amine Ahmed BEDOUI (Goalkeeper) IN, #12 Marouan MAGGAIZ (Goalkeeper) OUT
2 of 3 Tunisia player replacements allowed
Monday 14 January 2019
Egypt (EGY): #22 Omar HAGAG (Left Back) IN, #53 Akram SAAD (Right Wing) OUT
1 of 3 Egypt player replacements allowed
Serbia (SRB): #29 Milan MILIC (Right Back) IN #25 Nemanja ZELENOVIC (Right Back) OUT
1 of 3 Serbia player replacements allowed
Serbia (SRB): #96 Dejan MILOSAVLJEV (Goalkeeper) IN, #76 Vladimir CUPARA (Goalkeeper) OUT
2 of 3 Serbia player replacements allowed
Norway (NOR): #9 Henrik JACOBSEN (Pivot) IN, #11 Petter OVERBY (Pivot) OUT
1 of 3 Norway player replacements allowed
Sunday 13 January
Austria (AUT): #45 Daniel DICKER (Left Back) IN, #6 Dominik SCHMID (Centre Back) OUT
1 of 3 Austria player replacements allowed.
Saturday 12 January
Qatar (QAT): #86 Mahmoud HASSABALLA (Left Wing) IN, #97 Moustafa HEIBA (Centre Back) OUT.
1 of 3 Qatar player replacements allowed.
Qatar (QAT): #31 Ahmad MADADI (Left Wing) IN, #93 Hamdi AYED (Left Wing) OUT
2 of 3 Qatar player replacements allowed.
Denmark (DEN): #26 Johan HANSEN (Right Wing) IN, #18 Hans LINDBERG (Right Wing) OUT
1 of 3 Denmark player replacements allowed.
Monday 14 January
Sweden (SWE): Hampus WANNE (Left Wing)
Saturday 12 January
Bahrain (BRN): Hasan ALFARDAN (Pivot)
All 24 teams had to register their final squads ahead of their opening games at Germany/Denmark 2019, for more information visit HERE.
Photo: Marco Wolf