5. DENMARK: Olsen brings untested League select
Denmark coach Morten Olsen
brought a 21-player contingent to face the USA Saturday in Bob
Bradley's debut match as U.S. national team coach (TV: ESPN2, 4:50 pm ET).
Denmark's Ligalandsholdet (League select team) is an inexperienced
team. Only six players have been capped for a total of 31 international
appearances. Michael Gravgaard
of Superligaen champion FC Copenhagen leads all players with 11 caps.
After the USA game, the Danes head to Central America to face El
Salvador on Jan. 24 and Honduras on Jan. 27.
GOALKEEPERS: Casper Ankergren
(Brondby), Jesper Christiansen (FC Copenhagen).
DEFENDERS: Anders Moller
Christensen (OB), Michael Gravgaard (FC Copenhagen), Lars Jacobsen (FC
Copenhagen), Kristian Bak Nielsen (FC Midtjylland), Michael Ribers (FC
Nordsjaelland), Chris Sorensen (OB).
MIDFIELDERS: Jonas Borring
(OB), William Kvist Jorgensen (FC Copenhagen), Christian Keller
(Stabaek/Norway), Thomas Kristensen (FC Nordsjaelland), Hjalte Bo
Norregaard (FC Copenhagen), Peter Nymann (OB), Christopher Poulsen
(Viborg), Rasmus Wurtz (AAB), Niki Zimling (Esbjerg FB).
FORWARDS: Jesper Bech (Esbjerg
FB), Morten Nordstrand Nielsen (FC Nordsjaelland), Simon Busk Poulsen
(FC Midtjylland), Dennis Sorensen (FC Midtjylland).
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