Akropolis IF

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Akropolis IF
Akropolis IF.png
Full name Akropolis Idrottsförening
Founded 1968
Ground Spånga IP
Spånga, Stockholm
Ground Capacity 300
Chairman Lambros Mitsis
Manager Konstantinos Panagopoulos
League Division 1 Norra
2016 Division 1 Norra, 3nd

Akropolis IF is a Swedish football club located in Sundbyberg, formed in 1968.[1]

Background[edit]

Akropolis IF is a sports club which was founded in Stockholm in the spring of 1968. Basketball started in the autumn 1968 followed by football in the spring of 1969. Youth activities commenced in 1975.

The club has closely affiliation with other Stockholm football clubs such as AIK and BP. Both cooperations has been terminated today.

In 1987, Akropolis advanced for their first time to Division 3. In 2006 the club made it to the second division, where they have stayed since. 2012 Akropolis was relegated to Division 2, where they stayed until 2013 when they were once again promoted. In 2014 Akropolis was promoted from Division 2 to Division 1 again. As newcomers in Division 1 Akropolis secured qualifiers to Superettan in their second last game against IFK Luleå. [2]


Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 9th
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 9th
1995 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
1996 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 5th
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 5th
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 1st Promoted
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 9th Relegation Playoff – Relegated
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 3rd
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 5th
2003 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 5th
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Stockholm Norra 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Svealand 9th
2006* Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Svealand 2nd Promotion Playoff – Promoted
2007 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 5th
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 5th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 3rd
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Svealand 1st Promoted
2011 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 11th
2012 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 13th Relegated
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 3rd
2014 Tier 4 Division 2 Norra Svealand 1st Promoted
2015 Tier 3 Division 1 Norra 2nd Qualifiers

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level.[3] [4] [5]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons Akropolis IF have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2005 108 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 4
2006 117 Div 3 Norra Svealand Tier 5
2007 213 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2008 277 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2009 355 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2010 277 Div 2 Södra Svealand Tier 4
2011 373 Div 1 Norra Tier 3

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website.[6]

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 April 2017[7]

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 Sebastian Larsson
22 Sweden GK Simon Lundgren
30 Sweden GK Filip Anger

2 Sweden DF Viktor Strand
3 Republic of Macedonia DF Alex Simovski
4 Albania DF Kosmas Gezos
5 Sweden DF Sebastian Ludzik
6 Sweden DF Marcus Haglind-Sangré
13 Sweden DF Iakovos Izountouemoi
15 Sweden DF Kevin Yildiz Edlund
17 Sweden DF Victor Söderström

7 Sweden MF Adrian Pettersson
8 Greece MF Kostas Stavrothanasopoulos
No. Position Player
10 Sweden MF Eyasu Alemayehu
12 Sweden MF Nicklas Lindqvist
14 Sweden MF Carl-Johan Ågren
16 Greece MF Sakis Papadopoulos
19 Greece MF Dimitris Giantsis
21 Sweden MF Adhavan Rajamohan
23 Sweden MF Atosh Elmi (on loan from AIK)
24 Albania MF Maldin Ymeraj
25 England MF Karl Cunningham

9 Sweden FW Nikolas Vasic
11 The Gambia FW Alagie Sosseh
18 Sweden FW Alan Naib (on loan from AIK)

Staff[edit]

Sport[edit]

  • Head Coach: Konstantinos Panagopoulos
  • Assistant Coach: Johan Blomberg
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Kenny Stamatopoulos

Management[edit]

  • Team Manager: Georgios Gogas

Medical[edit]

  • Fitness Coach: Kayhan Kavakli
  • Physiotherapist: Velibor Dukic
  • Material wart: Doston Tojiboev

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Akropolis IF – Fotboll Klubb". Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Akropolis IF – Föreningens historia". Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "GAIS – Lagfacta -Akropolis IF". Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Södra Svealand - Division 2 – Fotbollsserier 2010 – Fotboll – everysport.com". Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  5. ^ "Sweden Final Tables – Clas Glenning". Archived from the original on 3 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  6. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Svenska Fotbollförbundet – svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 17 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "Akropolis Herrlaget 2016". Retrieved 14 May 2016.