Hovshaga AIF

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Hovshaga AIF
Full name Hovshaga Allmänna Idrottsförening
Founded 1986
Ground Hagavallen
Växjö
Sweden
Chairman Torbjörn Axelsson
League Division 4 Sydvästra Småland

Hovshaga AIF is a Swedish football club located in Växjö in Växjö Municipality, Kronoberg County.[1]

Background[edit]

Hovshaga AIF (abbreviated as HAIF) is one of Småland's biggest sporting clubs and is based at the Hagavallen and Hovshaga sports hall. HAIF is active in football, bandy and tennis. There is also a table tennis section that is dormant at the moment.

The football club currently plays in Division 4 Sydvästra Småland which is the sixth tier of Swedish football.[2] They play their home matches at the Hagavallen in Växjö.[3]

The club is affiliated to Smålands Fotbollförbund.[4]

The record for most appearances are held by Robin Backström which entered his 13th season in the club (2013) with 197 games for the first team.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1999 Tier 7 Division 6 Värend 10th
2000 Tier 7 Division 6 Värend 7th
2001 Tier 7 Division 6 Alvesta 7th
2002 Tier 7 Division 6 Värend 2nd
2003 Tier 7 Division 6 Värend 1st Promoted
2004 Tier 6 Division 5 Småland Södra 4th
2005 Tier 6 Division 5 Småland Södra 3rd
2006* Tier 7 Division 5 Småland Södra 7th
2007 Tier 7 Division 5 Småland Södra 5th
2008 Tier 7 Division 5 Småland Södra 6th
2009 Tier 7 Division 5 Småland Södra 3rd
2010 Tier 7 Division 5 Småland Södra 2nd Promotion Playoffs - Promoted
2011 Tier 6 Division 4 Småland Sydvästra 1st Promoted
2012 Tier 6 Division 4 Elit Småland Västra 7th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [5] [6] [7]

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