Sweden national under-19 football team

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Sweden Under-19
Nickname(s) Blågult (The Blue-Yellow)
Association Svenska Fotbollförbundet
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Claes Eriksson (Team 1996)
Tomas Turesson (Team 1997)
Captain Elias Andersson (Team 1996)
Ali Suljić (Team 1997)
Most caps Muamer Tanković
Rasmus Elm
Jetullah Bahtiri (19)
Top scorer Muamer Tanković (10)
First colours
Second colours
First international
Sweden Sweden 3–2 Turkey 
(Malmö, Sweden; 31 August 2001)
Biggest win
 Kazakhstan 2–9 Sweden Sweden
(Karlstad, Sweden; 12 October 2003)
Biggest defeat

Sweden Sweden 1–6 Spain 
(Lisbon, Portugal; 6 June 2003)

 Belgium 5–0 Sweden Sweden
(Beringen, Belgium; 7 June 2009)
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances 0 appearances

The Sweden national under-19 football team is the football team representing Sweden in competitions for under-19 year old players. The Swedish U19 team came into existence, following the realignment of UEFA European Under-18 Championship, which changed to be a Under-19 competition in 2002.

Sweden U19s' current head coach for Team 1996 is Claes Eriksson and the team captain is Elias Andersson. The head coach for Team 1997 is Tomas Turesson and the team captain is Ali Suljić. Sweden has never qualified for a European Under-19 Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

UEFA European U-19 Championship[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship record UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Norway 2002 Did not qualify 4 1 0 3 5 11
Liechtenstein 2003 6 1 2 3 6 11
Switzerland 2004 3 1 2 0 13 6
Northern Ireland 2005 6 5 0 1 17 5
Poland 2006 6 3 0 3 11 10
Austria 2007 6 2 1 3 10 14
Czech Republic 2008 6 2 0 4 7 10
Ukraine 2009 6 1 2 3 10 14
France 2010 3 0 2 1 0 1
Romania 2011 3 0 0 3 2 8
Estonia 2012 3 0 2 1 1 2
Lithuania 2013 6 2 1 3 8 13
Hungary 2014 6 4 0 2 16 6
Greece 2015 To be determined 2 1 1 0 3 2
Germany 2016
Total Never qualified 0/13 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 23 13 30 108 112
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

2014 UEFA Euro Under-19 Championship[edit]

Qualification round[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Republic of Ireland 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 6
 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 0 2 1 2 5 −3 2
 Azerbaijan 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1

Elite qualification round[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
 Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 1 5 −4 3
 Italy 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1

Team 1996[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 18 players were called up for the 2015 UEFA Euro Under-19 qualifying matches against Ukraine on 12 November 2014, against Israel on 14 November 2014 and against Bulgaria on 17 November 2014.[1]

Caps and goals updated as of 17 November 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sixten Mohlin (1996-01-17) 17 January 1996 (age 18) 8 0 Sweden Malmö FF
12 1GK Hampus Strömgren (1996-07-08) 8 July 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Sweden Mjällby AIF
3 2DF Ali Suljić (1997-09-18) 18 September 1997 (age 17) 1 1 England Chelsea
4 2DF Sebastian Ramhorn (1996-05-03) 3 May 1996 (age 18) 11 0 Sweden Kalmar FF
5 2DF Johan Ramhorn (1996-05-03) 3 May 1996 (age 18) 8 0 Sweden Kalmar FF
6 2DF Noah Sonko Sundberg (1996-06-06) 6 June 1996 (age 18) 11 0 Sweden AIK
7 2DF Linus Wahlqvist (vice captain) (1996-11-11) 11 November 1996 (age 18) 14 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping
14 2DF Isak Ssewankambo (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 (age 18) 9 1 Netherlands NAC Breda
15 2DF Andreas Bengtsson (1996-02-22) 22 February 1996 (age 18) 6 0 Sweden Halmstads BK
2 3MF Joel Andersson (1996-11-11) 11 November 1996 (age 18) 6 1 Sweden BK Häcken
8 3MF Elias Andersson (captain) (1996-01-31) 31 January 1996 (age 18) 8 1 Sweden Helsingborgs IF
10 3MF Erdal Rakip (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 18) 12 2 Sweden Malmö FF
11 3MF Anton Salétros (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 18) 12 0 Sweden AIK
13 3MF Viktor Nordin (1996-01-18) 18 January 1996 (age 18) 11 2 Sweden Hammarby IF
17 3MF Mirza Halvadžić (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 (age 18) 10 3 Sweden IFK Norrköping
9 4FW Valmir Berisha (1996-06-06) 6 June 1996 (age 18) 9 4 Greece Panathinaikos
16 4FW Gustav Engvall (1996-04-29) 29 April 1996 (age 18) 7 1 Sweden IFK Göteborg
18 4FW Carlos Strandberg (1996-04-14) 14 April 1996 (age 18) 11 4 Sweden BK Häcken

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following 27 players have also been called up to the Sweden U19 (Team 1996) squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Tim Erlandsson (1996-12-25) 25 December 1996 (age 17) 6 0 England Nottingham Forest v.  Republic of Ireland, 10 October 2014
GK William Eskelinen (1996-09-03) 3 September 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Värmdö IF v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Hannes Cederholm (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 18) 6 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Republic of Ireland, 10 October 2014
DF Alexander Berntsson (1996-03-30) 30 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Halmstads BK v.  Norway, 8 September 2014
DF Linus Fridolf (1996-01-14) 14 January 1996 (age 18) 6 0 Sweden Trelleborgs FF v.  United States, 10 June 2014
DF Martin Johansson Zanjanchi (1996-02-06) 6 February 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg v.  United States, 10 June 2014
DF Jakob Andersson (1996-01-19) 19 January 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Västerås SK v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Patrick Dyrestam (1996-03-11) 11 March 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Max Watson (1996-02-03) 3 February 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Jönköpings Södra IF v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Franz Brorsson (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 18) 2 2 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Tim Lidell (1996-05-02) 2 May 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden AIK v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
DF Jakob Bergman (1996-01-02) 2 January 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg v.  Iraq, 8 September 2013
MF Sebastian Lundbäck (1996-07-24) 24 July 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Sweden IFK Östersund v.  Republic of Ireland, 10 October 2014
MF William Sheriff (1996-10-30) 30 October 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Sweden AIK v.  Norway, 8 September 2014
MF Alexander Achinioti-Jönsson (1996-04-17) 17 April 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Helsingborgs IF v.  United States, 10 June 2014
MF Dennis Olofsson (1996-05-21) 21 May 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Landskrona BoIS v.  United States, 10 June 2014
MF Ylber Ejupi (1996-06-10) 10 June 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Mjällby AIF v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
MF Rinor Nushi (1996-01-11) 11 January 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden AFC United v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
MF Rasmus Rosenqvist (1996-07-17) 17 July 1996 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
MF Almir Zeqiri (1996-04-26) 26 April 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Västerås SK v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013
MF Gentrit Citaku (1996-02-25) 25 February 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden IF Sylvia v.  Iraq, 8 September 2013
MF Emil Kjellker (1996-02-24) 24 February 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Iraq, 8 September 2013
FW Shkelqim Krasniqi (1996-02-18) 18 February 1996 (age 18) 10 1 Sweden GAIS v.  Republic of Ireland, 10 October 2014
FW Alibek Aliev (1996-08-16) 16 August 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Republic of Ireland, 10 October 2014
FW Christer Lipovac (1996-03-07) 7 March 1996 (age 18) 6 0 Sweden Örebro SK v.  Norway, 8 September 2014
FW Anton Kinnander (1996-02-23) 23 February 1996 (age 18) 4 1 Sweden HIF Akademi v.  Norway, 8 September 2014
FW Niklas Brodacki (1996-04-21) 21 April 1996 (age 18) 3 2 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Iceland, 21 September 2013

Coaching staff[edit]

Manager Claes Eriksson
Coach Mikael Hjelmberg
Benjamin Westman
Hans Wildow
Goalkeeping coach Peter Reiman
Pontus Wilgodt
Team doctor Mats Hjelm
Alexander Sandon

2014 fixtures[edit]

Results in 2014[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Ground A H A A A H H A H A
Result W D W L W L D D W W

Last updated: 17 November 2014.
Source: svenskfotboll.se
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Carlos Strandberg Sweden BK Häcken 4
2 Mirza Halvadžić Sweden Malmö FF
Sweden IFK Norrköping
3
3 Valmir Berisha Greece Panathinaikos 2
Viktor Nordin Sweden Hammarby IF
Erdal Rakip Sweden Malmö FF
6 Elias Andersson Sweden Helsingborgs IF 1
Joel Andersson Sweden BK Häcken
Shkelqim Krasniqi Sweden GAIS
Isak Ssewankambo Netherlands NAC Breda
Ali Suljić England Chelsea

Team 1997[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 18 players were called up for a friendly tournament in Hälsingland, Sweden on 16–20 September 2014.[2]

Caps and goals updated as of 20 September 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Alex Berger (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping
12 1GK Philip Olsson (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Sweden Mjällby AIF
2 2DF Christopher McVey (1997-04-12) 12 April 1997 (age 17) 2 1 Sweden IF Elfsborg
3 2DF Mohanad Jeahze (1997-04-10) 10 April 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping
4 2DF Alexander Leksell (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 17) 2 1 Sweden IFK Göteborg
5 2DF Kevin Deeromram (1997-09-11) 11 September 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF
13 2DF Erik Sachs (1997-05-14) 14 May 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Degerfors IF
15 2DF Morgan Fehrling (1997-01-08) 8 January 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden AIK
7 3MF Jacob Ortmark (1997-08-29) 29 August 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden IF Brommapojkarna
8 3MF Oscar Kindlund (1997-01-11) 11 January 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg
11 3MF Hampus Dahlqvist (1997-04-21) 21 April 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg
14 3MF Alenga Masimango (1997-08-21) 21 August 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden Hammarby IF
16 3MF Amir Al-Ammari (1997-07-27) 27 July 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Denmark Brøndby IF
18 3MF Christos Gravius (1997-10-14) 14 October 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden AIK
6 4FW Kevin Carlsson (1997-06-06) 6 June 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden Mjällby AIF
9 4FW Zia Sakirovski (1997-03-19) 19 March 1997 (age 17) 3 1 Netherlands AZ
10 4FW Simon Olsson (1997-09-14) 14 September 1997 (age 17) 2 1 Sweden IF Elfsborg
17 4FW Samuel Holm (1997-10-09) 9 October 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following 22 players have also been called up to the Sweden U19 (Team 1997) squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK David Olsson (1997-06-27) 27 June 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
GK Rager Rebandi (1997-05-19) 19 May 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Sweden AIK v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Giga Chkheidze (1997-05-06) 6 May 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Kalmar FF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Filip Dagerstål (1997-02-01) 1 February 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Ibrahim Drešević (1997-01-24) 24 January 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Alexandre Ricourt (1997-04-15) 15 April 1997 (age 17) 2 0 France Paris Saint-Germain v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Adi Terzić (1997-11-19) 19 November 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Mjällby AIF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
DF Ulysses Veghelyi (1997-01-17) 17 January 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Sweden AIK v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Yonathan Getachew (1997-02-19) 19 February 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Sweden HIF Akademi v.  Austria, 20 September 2014
MF Freddie Brorsson (1997-06-04) 4 June 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Oscar Iglićar Berntsson (1997-07-31) 31 July 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Albin Skoglund (1997-02-01) 1 February 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden BK Häcken v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Eric Smith (1997-01-08) 8 January 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Halmstads BK v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Gustav Berggren (1997-09-07) 7 September 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Sweden BK Häcken v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Adnan Marić (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Wales Swansea City v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Christian Rubio Sivodedov (1997-11-07) 7 November 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Erik Andersson (vice captain) (1997-05-03) 3 May 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Sweden Landskrona BoIS v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
MF Filip Sachpekidis (1997-07-03) 3 July 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Sweden Kalmar FF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
FW Gustaf Nilsson (1997-05-23) 23 May 1997 (age 17) 2 2 Sweden Falkenbergs FF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
FW Jordan Larsson (1997-06-20) 20 June 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Helsingborgs IF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
FW Marko Nikolić (1997-09-17) 17 September 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden AIK v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014
FW Tshutshu Tshakasua (1997-05-15) 15 May 1997 (age 17) 2 0 Sweden Gefle IF v.  Switzerland, 4 September 2014

Coaching staff[edit]

Manager Tomas Turesson
Coach Daniel Bäckström
Teddy Olausson
Goalkeeping coach Per Engström
Roger Singstedt
Team doctor Joakim Törn

2014 fixtures[edit]

Results in 2014[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5
Ground H H H H H
Result D L D D L

Last updated: 20 September 2014.
Source: svenskfotboll.se
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Gustaf Nilsson Sweden Falkenbergs FF 2
2 Alexander Leksell Sweden IFK Göteborg 1
Christopher McVey Sweden IF Elfsborg
Simon Olsson Sweden IF Elfsborg
Zia Sakirovski Netherlands AZ

Own goals[edit]

Player Club Own goals Playing against
Sweden Filip Dagerstål Sweden IFK Norrköping 1  Switzerland

Records[edit]

All records updated as of 12 October 2014.

Top 10 most capped players[edit]

Players in bold text are still available to play for the Swedish U19 team.

# Player Career Caps Goals
1 Muamer Tanković 2012–2014 19 10
Rasmus Elm 2005–2007 19 5
Jetullah Bahtiri 2005–2007 19 2
4 Denni Avdić 2005–2007 18 4
Astrit Ajdarević 2008–2010 18 2
6 Arber Zeneli 2012–2014 17 5
Jiloan Hamad 2007–2009 17 2
Marcus Nilsson 2005–2007 17 2
Victor Lindelöf 2012–2013 17 0
10 Mirza Mujčić 2011–2013 16 1

Top 10 goalscorers[edit]

Players in bold text are still available to play for the Swedish U19 team.

# Player Career Goals Caps
1 Muamer Tanković 2012–2014 10 19
2 Rasmus Jönsson 2008–2009 8 15
3 Bovar Karim 2002–2003 7 11
4 Petter Andersson 200300000 6 8
Mikael Dahlberg 200300000 6 10
Ola Toivonen 2004–2005 6 11
Victor Söderström 2012–2013 6 15
8 John Guidetti 2009–2010 5 5
David Moberg Karlsson 2012–2013 5 11
Arber Zeneli 2012–2014 5 17
Rasmus Elm 2005–2007 5 19

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VM-meriterad EM-kvaltrupp till Israel" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Trupp till 4-nations i Hälsingland" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 

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