IFK Klagshamn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
IFK Klagshamn
IFK Klagshamn.png
Full name Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna Klagshamn
Founded 1921
Ground Klagshamns IP
Klagshamn
Sweden
Ground Capacity 1,000
Chairman Marcus Divall
Head Coach Rickard Borggren
Coach Mattias Öhman
League Division 2 Södra Götaland
2013 Division 2 Södra Götaland

IFK Klagshamn is a Swedish football club located in Klagshamn outside of Malmö.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded on 9 October 1921 by 12 young men. IFK Klagshamn currently has about 750 members, of which, more than 450 are young people under the age of 25.[2]

Since their foundation, IFK Klagshamn has participated mainly in the middle and lower divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club currently plays in Division 2 Södra Götaland which is the fourth tier of Swedish football.[3] They play their home matches at the Klagshamns IP.[4]

IFK Klagshamn are affiliated to the Skånes Fotbollförbund.[5] Their main rivals are LB07, Vellinge IF and FC Höllviken. In 2011, IFK Klagshamn won Division 2 södra Götaland but they were not promoted because of poor economy. IFK Klagshamn have participated in the Swedish Cup two times, 2009 and 2010. 2006 IFK Klagshamn started a climb in the Swedish league system from Division 4 they were promoted to division 3. In 2007 IFK Klagshamn came in 2nd place in division 3 and were promoted to division 2. They beat their rivals Limhamns IF (now LB07) away 0–1 and a home victory 3–1 on Klagshamns IP. They were to qualify to division 2, first by playing away to Älmhults IF. They lost the match 3–1 away but won the home game against Älmhults IF 2–0. Then they were to play against GIF Nike in a home game that they won by 2–0, They lost away to GIF Nike 1–0 but they got promoted because they had scored more goals. Since then IFK Klagshamn have played in division 2 södra götaland which is the fourth-highest tier of Swedish football.

Seasons[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1997 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 6th
1998 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Sydvästra 4th
1999 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 9th Relegation Playoffs – Relegated
2000 Tier 6 Division 5 Skåne Sydvästra A 3rd
2001 Tier 6 Division 5 Skåne Sydvästra A 1st Promoted
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 9th Relegation Playoffs
2003 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 3rd
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 10th Relegation Playoffs
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Skåne Södra 8th
2006* Tier 6 Division 4 Skåne Södra 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2007 Tier 5 Division 3 Södra Götaland 2nd Promotion Playoffs – Promoted
2008 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 8th
2009 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 4th
2010 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 5th
2011 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 1st Declined Promotion
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 1st Declined Promotion
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Södra Götaland 10th Relegation

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [6] [7] [8]

Notable players[edit]

LebanonSweden
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSweden
  • Evel Husic
CroatiaSweden
DenmarkSweden
EgyptSweden
  • Hani Fathi
Ghana
KosovoSweden
  • Besemir Faniq
LebanonSweden
  • Ehssan Shaba
Republic of MacedoniaSweden
  • Medin Zekmani
Nigeria
  • Sylvester Efosa Omorogbe
PolandSweden
  • Emil Patryk Bukowiecki[10]
SerbiaSweden
  • Oliver Svensson Mugoša
Senegal
  • Djibril Faty
Sweden
TurkeySweden
  • Sami Güngör

Footnotes[edit]

External links[edit]