The Norwegian soccer team, in which Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and Martin Odegaard stand out, on loan from Real Madrid to Arsenal, began a concentration in Marbella this Sunday that will last until Monday, March 29 to prepare their first three games qualifiers for the Qatar World Cup 2022.
The Norwegian team, led by Stale Solbakken, settled at the Hotel Melía in Puerto Banús and worked this Sunday morning at the facilities of the Marbella Football Center, a benchmark football venue in that country on the Costa del Sol for both clubs. of the Eliteserien (First division) as the OBOS-ligaen (Second).
On this first day of concentration, neither Haaland nor Odegaard were there. The forward, coveted by the great European clubs with Real Madrid and Barça at the helm, played on Saturday with his team in the Bundesliga at the Cologne field, where he was the author of the two goals in the 2-2 with which he ended the match.
Odegaard, for his part, delayed his arrival in Malaga as he had a Premier match against West Ham on his agenda this Sunday.
Haaland arrives tomorrow
Haaland, the fashionable forward at just 20 years old, and Odegaard, the new captain of the Norwegian national team at 22, are scheduled to join the Norwegian squad on Monday and start work that day or Tuesday, according to sources from the Norwegian delegation.
Norway does not play home matches in their country due to the quarantine required by the health authorities due to Covid-19, which is why Solbakken, who assumed the position of coach three months ago, has moved to Spain with his first list of summoned.
Against Gibraltar, Turkey in Malaga and Montenegro
The Nordic team’s program has its first qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup scheduled for next Wednesday the 24th against Gibraltar at the Victoria Stadium in the British colony, which is approximately one hour by road from Marbella.
The next match will be played on Saturday, March 27 at the La Rosaleda stadium, in the Malaga capital, against Turkey and then will continue their concentration in Marbella until Monday, March 29, when they travel to Podgorica, where on Tuesday 30 they will play against Montenegro in Gradski Stadium the match of the third day of qualifying group & for the 2022 World Cup.