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Women Top-handball Elite series season started Wednesday in Norway: Oppsal and Byåsen battle it out at Oppsal Arena in Oslo

Posted by African Press International on September 15, 2012

The first game in this season’s elite series Top-handball took place at Oppsal Arena in Oslo. The two teams, Oppsal and Byåsen Women in the elite series were both geared to win but as is always in all competitions, a winner will emerge.

Byåsen has been in the elite series for long now, and for Oppsal who qualified this year to move into the elite series troop were not an easy go-over for Byåsen.

Byåsen won the game by scoring 37 goals to 23 for Oppsal. During the first 8 minutes, Oppsal was strong and even led in points. It was not long, however, before Byåsen stepped in and led the game up to the end.

This was the only game opening in the season on Wednesdaythe 12th September and the other teams will do their part from today Saturday the 15th..

www.africanpress.me = Oppsal women handball Coach Mr Djordje Teodorovic and Assistant Coach Mrs Sorina Teodorovic made history enabling the club to qualify for a place in Norway's top handball elite series this season
http://www.africanpress.me = Oppsal women handball Coach Mr Djordje Teodorovic and Assistant Coach Mrs Sorina Teodorovic made history enabling the club to qualify for a place in Norway’s top handball elite series this season

Oppsal coach and his assistant looked forward to the first game in the eliteseries for Oppsal women handball.

Oppsals Team:

PREMIERE! the 12th september 2012 (Wednesday.)
Finally league start: Oppsal and Byåsen have chosen to open the Post League 2012/13 in the evening.

Finally the series start, and Oppsal Handball wished all welcome to night’s game against Byåsen. Staff and volunteers have been on for a long time and will continue to do so in the evening so that it will become an event that everyone will remember for a while. It is especially gratifying that their sponsors Kverneland Racing Tveita Centre has taken the initiative to do enable free entry to the game for everyone!

The organizers are hoping that all those who will attend will get a lot of entertainment, and hopefully an exciting handball game. As a team that has been in elite series for long, Byåsen will enter Oppsal Arena as big favorites. Trondheim team has subscribed to the second best in the league over the past eight years and also this season, having a strong squad that includes top Olympic winners Ida Alstad, Camilla Herrem and Helen Nøstvold.

Tonight, the audience will get to see how Oppsal will utilise their newly won status – that of joining the elite series for the first time in history.

Below is Oppsal’s complete squad list for the season 2012/2013.

Position NAME

BORN

MV

Marie Sundfør Tømmerbakke

10.01.93

MV

Madeleine Pettersen (new, from Sarpsborg)

01.04.93

VK

Victoria Korir

23.04.92

HK

Helene Opperud

18.10.92

LS

Benedicte Bjørgen

22.08.93

LS

Rikke Alræk (new, from Bækkelaget)

23.03.89

VB

Izabela Duda

30.01.79

MB

Kamilla Ersek (new, from Fredrikstad BK)

23.03.84

MB

Kari-Anne Henriksen

22.04.80

MB

Arnhild Holmlimo (new from Levanger, Ready for a play-off from the 18.09)

07.05.83

VK/HK

Julie Kvale

13.06.93

HK

Alette Stang Andersson (new, from Aalborg)

02.02.84

MB

Mari Hegna

21.09.83

VB

Marte Røkke

30.01.95

HB

Rannveig Haugen (new, from Leipzig)

23.12.83

VB

Karoline Strømberg (new, from Rælingen)

10.03.93

HB

Pernille Martinsen

14.07.95

VK

Marthe Johansen (new, from Bækkelaget)

14.07.89

In addition, June Bottger (born in 1994) will participate during the teams training.

THE 60 minutes GAME:

For the day’s game, Byåsen had the following players:

Guro Rundbråten, Tonje Nøstvold, Marta Tomac, June Andenæs, Silje Waade, Ida Alstad, Terese Pedersen, Sara Andersson, Inga Berit Svestad, Raja Toumi, Camilla Herrem og Jenny Grøtan;

While Oppsal trooped the field with the following:

Marie Sundfør Tømmerbakke, Madeleine Pettersen, Alette Stang, Mari Hegna, Rikke Alræk, Kamilla Ersek, Julie Kvale, Izabela Duda, Marthe Johansen, Victoria Korir, Pernille Martinsen, Karoline Strømberg, Marte Røkke and Rannveig Haugen.

A:

*

B:

*

C:

*

D:

*

E:

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AFTER THE GAME:

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Photo 1www.africanpress.me/ Oppsal.Byåsen 6

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Photo 2www.africanpress.me/ Oppsal.Byåsen 8

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Photo 3. Victoria Korir’s friends who were present to give her moral support during the game.www.africanpress.me/ Oppsal.Byåsen 9

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Photo 4. Victoria Korir, who is one of the players, took time to to have a photo with some of her friends who attended the game to cheer Oppsal women.www.africanpress.me/ Oppsal.Byåsen 10

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Photo 5. Victoria Korir, who is one of the players, took time to to have a photo with some of her friends who attended the game to cheer Oppsal women.www.africanpress.me/ Oppsal.Byåsen 11

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