First Team

Bjorn called up to Norway squad

30th May 2017

Bjorn Johnsen gets called up to Norway squad for the first time.

Bjorn Johnsen has been named in the Norway squad for the first time.

The striker has been called up to Lars Lagerback’s side for the upcoming double-header against Czech Republic and Sweden.

25-year-old Johnsen was born in New York but qualifies for the Norwegian national team through his father.

Norway host Czech Republic on Saturday, June 10th in a World Cup Qualifier. They currently sit in fifth place in Group C. They then play Sweden in a friendly match three days later.

Bjorn has made 37 appearances in his first season at Hearts, and has scored six goals.