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
Captain Dušan Jajić
Most caps Muamer Tanković
Rasmus Elm
Jetullah Bahtiri (19)
Top scorer Muamer Tanković
Isac Lidberg (10)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Sweden 3–2 Turkey 
(Malmö, Sweden; 31 August 2001)
Biggest win
 Kazakhstan 2–9 Sweden 
(Karlstad, Sweden; 12 October 2003)
Biggest defeat

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

 Belgium 5–0 Sweden 
(Beringen, Belgium; 7 June 2009)
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2017)
Best result Group stage (in 2017)

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 is Claes Eriksson.

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 6 2 2 2 10 9
Germany 2016 6 2 0 4 5 11
Georgia (country) 2017 Group stage 7th 3 0 1 2 4 6 6 5 0 1 13 4
Finland 2018 To be determined
Armenia 2019
Northern Ireland 2020
Total Best: GS 1/16 app. 3 0 1 2 4 6 82 31 14 37 133 134
*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.

Team 1999[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players were called up for the Under-19 Euro qualifiers against Ukraine, Romania and Serbia between 21-27 March 2018.

Caps and goals updated as of 4 May 2018.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Tim Rönning (1999-02-15) 15 February 1999 (age 19) 8 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg
12 1GK Mathias Nilsson (1999-02-25) 25 February 1999 (age 19) 4 0 Sweden Malmö FF

2 2DF Hugo Andersson (1999-01-01) 1 January 1999 (age 19) 12 0 Sweden Malmö FF
3 2DF Joseph Colley (captain) (1999-04-13) 13 April 1999 (age 19) 18 1 England Chelsea FC
4 2DF Arvid Brorsson (1999-05-08) 8 May 1999 (age 19) 8 0 Sweden Örebro SK
5 2DF Anel Ahmedhodžić (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 19) 16 3 England Nottingham Forest
6 2DF Oscar Krusnell (1999-02-17) 17 February 1999 (age 19) 7 0 Sweden Hammarby IF
15 2DF Kalle Björklund (1999-05-31) 31 May 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Spain Torre Levante
17 2DF Victor Fors (1999-03-11) 11 March 1999 (age 19) 8 0 Sweden IK Frej

11 3MF Adil Titi (1999-08-20) 20 August 1999 (age 19) 11 3 Sweden IFK Göteborg
13 3MF Laorent Shabani (1999-08-19) 19 August 1999 (age 19) 4 1 Sweden Malmö FF
18 3MF Nermin Karić (1999-06-23) 23 June 1999 (age 19) 4 0 Italy Genoa CFC
3MF Felix Konstandeliasz (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 19) 5 0 Sweden Malmö FF
3MF Jonathan Svedberg (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 (age 19) 9 0 Sweden Halmstads BK

9 4FW Teddy Bergqvist (1999-03-16) 16 March 1999 (age 19) 17 7 Sweden Varbergs BoIS
10 4FW Joel Mumbongo (1999-01-09) 9 January 1999 (age 19) 10 1 Sweden Utsiktens BK
4FW Dejan Kulusevski (2000-04-25) 25 April 2000 (age 18) 6 1 Italy Atalanta B.C.
4FW Simon Marklund (1999-09-14) 14 September 1999 (age 19) 9 2 Sweden Åtvidabergs FF

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have recently been called up to the Sweden U19 squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Kalle Joelsson (1998-03-21) 21 March 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Sweden Helsingborgs IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
GK Marko Johansson (1998-10-25) 25 October 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Sweden Trelleborgs FF 2017 European Under-19 Champipnship
GK Viktor Johansson (1998-09-14) 14 September 1998 (age 20) 4 0 England Aston Villa 2017 European Under-19 Championship
GK Malte Pahlsson (1999-06-02) 2 June 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden IS Halmia v.  Denmark, 30 August 2017
GK Leopold Wahlstedt (1999-07-04) 4 July 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Sweden FC Djursholm v.  Denmark, 30 August 2017

DF Mattias Andersson (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 20) 7 0 Netherlands FC Den Bosch 2017 European Under-19 Championship
DF Felix Beijmo (1998-01-31) 31 January 1998 (age 20) 6 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF v.  Italy, 28 March 2017
DF Marcus Degerlund (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 20) 3 1 Sweden Hammarby IF v.  Italy, 28 March 2017
DF Dennis Hadžikadunić (1998-07-09) 9 July 1998 (age 20) 4 1 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Italy, 28 March 2017
DF Thomas Isherwood (1998-01-28) 28 January 1998 (age 20) 8 2 Germany Bayern München 2017 European Under-19 Championship
DF Anton Kralj (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 20) 9 0 Sweden Gefle IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
DF Albin Lohikangas (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Sweden Gefle IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
DF Filip Schyberg (1999-03-10) 10 March 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Denmark, 30 August 2017
DF Charlie Weberg (1998-05-22) 22 May 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Sweden Helsingborgs IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship

MF Samuel Adrian (1998-03-02) 2 March 1998 (age 20) 4 0 Sweden Malmö FF 2017 European Under-19 Championsship
MF Pontus Almqvist (1999-07-10) 10 July 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Italy, 10 October 2017
MF Henrik Bellman (1999-03-24) 24 March 1999 (age 19) 5 1 Denmark FC Copenhagen v.  Finland, 10 November 2017
MF Leo Bengtsson (1998-05-26) 26 May 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Sweden Hammarby IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Joseph Ceesay (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF August Erlingmark (1998-04-22) 22 April 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Gabriel Gudmundsson (1999-04-29) 29 April 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden Halmstads BK v.  Italy, 10 October 2017
MF Sead Hakšabanović (1999-05-04) 4 May 1999 (age 19) 3 0 England West Ham United v.  Italy, 28 March 2017
MF Svante Ingelsson (1998-06-14) 14 June 1998 (age 20) 5 2 Italy Udinese Calcio v.  Republic of Ireland, 25 March 2017
MF Dušan Jajić (1998-07-04) 4 July 1998 (age 20) 9 0 Sweden Hammarby IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Carl Johansson (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 20) 3 0 Sweden Östers IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Nebiyou Perry (1999-10-02) 2 October 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Germany FC Köln v.  Denmark, 30 August 2017
MF Besard Sabović (1998-01-05) 5 January 1998 (age 20) 7 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Mattias Svanberg (1999-01-05) 5 January 1999 (age 19) 5 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Italy, 28 March 2017
MF Max Svensson (1998-06-19) 19 June 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Sweden Helsingborgs IF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
MF Rafael York (1999-03-17) 17 March 1999 (age 19) 5 0 Sweden IFK Värnamo v.  Finland, 10 November 2017

FW Lukas Browning Lagerfeldt (1999-01-06) 6 January 1999 (age 19) 4 0 Netherlands FC Twente v.  Finland, 10 November 2017
FW Adrian Edqvist (1999-05-20) 20 May 1999 (age 19) 5 3 Sweden Kalmar FF v.  Finland, 10 November 2017
FW Viktor Gyökeres (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 20) 9 5 England Brighton & Hove Albion 2017 European Under-19 Championship
FW Alexander Isak (1999-09-21) 21 September 1999 (age 18) 3 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2017 European Under-19 Championship
FW Jesper Karlsson (1998-07-25) 25 July 1998 (age 20) 6 3 Sweden Falkenbergs FF 2017 European Under-19 Championship
FW Isac Lidberg (1998-09-08) 8 September 1998 (age 20) 9 2 Norway IK Start 2017 European Under-19 Championship
FW Albin Linnér (1999-02-14) 14 February 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Sweden AIK v.  Denmark, 30 August 2017

Coaching staff[edit]

Manager Claes Eriksson
Coach Christofer Augustsson
Michael Svensson
Goalkeeping coach Linus Eriksson
Pontus Wilgodt
Team doctor Alexander Sandon

Records[edit]

All records updated as of 31 March 2015.

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
Joseph Colley 2016– 18 1
7 Teddy Bergqvist 2016– 17 7
Arber Zeneli 2012–2014 17 5
Jiloan Hamad 2007–2009 17 2
Marcus Nilsson 2005–2007 17 2
Victor Lindelöf 2012–2013 17 0
Linus Wahlqvist 2013–2015 17 0

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
Teddy Bergqvist 2016– 7 17
5 Petter Andersson 200300000 6 8
Mikael Dahlberg 200300000 6 10
Ola Toivonen 2004–2005 6 11
Valmir Berisha 2013–2015 6 12
Victor Söderström 2012–2013 6 15
10 John Guidetti 2009–2010 5 5
Gustaf Nilsson 2014–2016 5 10
David Moberg Karlsson 2012–2013 5 11
Arber Zeneli 2012–2014 5 17
Rasmus Elm 2005–2007 5 19

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