Hans Eklund

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Hans Eklund
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Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-16) 16 April 1969 (age 48)
Place of birth Mönsterås, Sweden
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Falkenbergs FF (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Mönsterås GIF 43 (14)
1987–1997 Östers IF 259 (115)
1994–1995 Servette Genève 7 (1)
1998 Dalian Wanda 26 (8)
1998–2000 Viborg FF 50 (21)
2000–2003 Helsingborgs IF 79 (23)
National team
1987–1990 Sweden U21 20 (8)
1988–1994 Sweden 7 (0)
Teams managed
2006–2007 Helsingborgs IF (assistant)
2006 Helsingborgs IF (caretaker)
2007–2009 Viborg FF
2010–2012 Landskrona BoIS (assistant)
2013 Falkenbergs FF
2014 Kalmar FF
2015– Falkenbergs FF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Hans Eklund (born 16 April 1969) is a Swedish football manager, and former football player. He is currently manager of Falkenbergs FF. In his active career, Eklund played seven games for the Sweden national football team.

Playing career[edit]

Eklund started his career at Mönsterås GIF. In 1987, he moved to Östers IF. With 16 goals in the 1992 Allsvenskan season, he was the league top goal-scorer. He stayed at Östers until 1997, when he moved abroad to play for Servette FC in Switzerland. He moved on to Chinese club Dalian Wanda, before playing for Viborg FF in Denmark. Eklund secured Viborg their first nationwide title, when he scored the only goal as Viborg beat Aalborg BK 1-0 in the 2000 Danish Cup final. He returned to Sweden, to play for Helsingborgs IF. Eklund ended his career in 2003.

Managerial career[edit]

As he ended his active career, Eklund was hired as youth team coach at Helsingborgs IF. He was later promoted to assistant coach for the team. In November 2007, he was hired as manager of his former team Viborg FF. He was fired in April 2009 due to mixed results. In December 2009 it was announced that he would join Landskrona BoIS, working as an assistant manager.

Honours[edit]

Manager[edit]

Falkenbergs FF

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