Roland Andersson

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Roland Andersson
Personal information
Full name Åke-Erik Roland Andersson
Date of birth (1950-03-28) 28 March 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Playing position Defender (retired)
Club information
Current team
Nigeria (assistant coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1974 Malmö FF 146 (44)
1975–1976 Djurgårdens IF 45 (2)
1977–1983 Malmö FF 161 (6)
National team
1974–1978 Sweden[1] 19 (0)
Teams managed
1983–1985 Malmö FF (youth teams)
1985–1987 Al-Ittihad
1988–1990 Lunds BK
1991–1992 Malmö FF (assistant coach)
1993 Al-Ittihad
1994 Malmö FF (assistant coach)
1995–1997 Qatar SC
1997–1998 BSC Young Boys
1998–1999 Malmö FF
2002–2003 Al-Shaab
2004–2009 Sweden (assistant coach)
2010 Nigeria (assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Åke-Erik Roland Andersson (born 28 March 1950 in Malmö) is a former Swedish football player and coach. His most recent job was that as the assistant coach of the Nigeria National Team under Lars Lagerbäck.

As a player, he played for Malmö FF and Djurgårdens IF and was a part of the Swedish squad in the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina.

As a coach, he has coached at Al-Shaab (United Arab Emirates), BSC Young Boys (Switzerland),[2] Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia), Qatar SC (Qatar) and Malmö FF. His latest post was assistant coach for the Sweden national football team, appointed in 2004 by Lars Lagerbäck. In 2010 Andersson was appointed Head of Development and Scouting on a consulting basis at his former club Malmö FF.[3] However this did not last for very long, In February 2010 he was appointed assistant coach at Nigeria under former colleague, Lars Lagerbäck.[4]


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Staffan Tapper
Bo Larsson
Malmö FF

Succeeded by
Ingemar Erlandsson