KIF Örebro DFF

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This article is about KIF Örebro DFF's ladies football section. For other sections of the club, see Karlslunds IF (disambiguation).
KIF Örebro
KIF Örebro DFF logo.jpg
Full name Karlslunds Idrottförening Örebro Damfotbollsförening
Founded 1980
Ground Behrn Arena,
Örebro
Ground Capacity 14,500
Chairman Åsa Johansson
Manager Rickard Nilsson
League Damallsvenskan
2014 2nd
Website Club home page

KIF Örebro DFF (earlier Karlslunds IF) is a football club from Örebro, Sweden. They play in the highest level of women's soccer leagues in Sweden, the Damallsvenskan. The club was established in 1980 but women's football had been part of the original club since 1971.

KIF Örebro play their home games at Behrn Arena Stadium in Örebro, also home of Örebro SK of the Men's premier division (Allsvenskan). The team colours are blue and red.

Among the club's stars in 2004 were USA internationals Kristine Lilly, Christie Welsh, and Kate Markgraf; they were coached by Pia Sundhage.

In 2014 they enjoyed their best ever season, finishing second in the league and qualifying for the UEFA Women's Champions League for the first time in the club's history.[1]

2015 squad[edit]

Before a match in September 2014
As of 21 January 2015 [2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Carola Söberg
2 Sweden DF Sara Nordin
4 Finland DF Susanna Lehtinen
6 Sweden DF Marina Pettersson-Engström
7 Finland MF Annika Kukkonen
7 Sweden MF Lisa Dahlkvist
8 Sweden MF Hanna Folkesson
10 Finland FW Sanna Talonen
11 Nigeria FW Sarah Michael
No. Position Player
12 Sweden MF Elin Magnusson (captain)
13 Nigeria MF Ogonna Chukwudi
14 Sweden FW Adelisa Grabus
15 Sweden MF Jennie Wecksell
16 Sweden DF Maria Synnerdahl
17 Sweden MF Linda Hallin
18 Sweden MF Michelle De Jong
20 Sweden FW Julia Spetsmark
35 Sweden GK Mimmi Paulsson-Febo

Former players[edit]

For details of current and former players, see Category:KIF Örebro DFF players.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Örebro klart för Champions League" (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Truppen KIF Örebro

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