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 Tomas Turesson (Team 1997)
Claes Eriksson (Team 1998)
Captain Eric Smith (Team 1997)
Svante Ingelsson (Team 1998)
Most caps Muamer Tanković
Rasmus Elm
Jetullah Bahtiri (19)
Top scorer Muamer Tanković (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 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 6 2 2 2 10 9
Germany 2016 6 2 0 4 5 11
Georgia (country) 2017 To be determined
Finland 2018
Total Never qualified 0/15 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 26 14 36 120 130
*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 1998[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 18 players were called up for the friendly matches against Romania on 6 and 8 October 2015.[1]

Caps and goals updated as of 8 October 2015.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Viktor Göranzon (1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Syrianska IF Kerburan
12 1GK John Håkansson (1998-03-28) 28 March 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden Kalmar FF

2 2DF Aron Már Brynjarsson (1998-11-04) 4 November 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF
3 2DF Kristopher Da Graca (1998-01-16) 16 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 England Arsenal
4 2DF Sebastian Heaver (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden BK Häcken
5 2DF Anton Kralj (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF
6 2DF Jesper Lövdahl (1998-05-24) 24 May 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Sweden IFK Osby
7 2DF Thomas Isherwood (vice captain) (1998-01-28) 28 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Germany Bayern Munich
8 2DF Felix Beijmo (1998-01-31) 31 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden IF Brommapojkarna

9 3MF Adam Hellborg (1998-07-30) 30 July 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Kalmar FF
10 3MF Kyria Kambusi (1998-06-06) 6 June 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden IK Sirius
11 3MF Junior Kamana (1998-10-05) 5 October 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden IK Brage
13 3MF Onur Körhan (1998-06-01) 1 June 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF
14 3MF Besard Sabović (1998-01-05) 5 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF
15 3MF Oliver Stojanović-Fredin (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 19) 2 1 Sweden Ängelholms FF

16 4FW Isac Lidberg (1998-09-08) 8 September 1998 (age 18) 2 2 Sweden Enskede IK
17 4FW Jerome Tibbling Ugwo (1998-03-23) 23 March 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden Assyriska FF
18 4FW Moustafa Zeidan (1998-06-07) 7 June 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden HIF Akademi

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following 20 players have also been called up to the Sweden U19 (Team 1998) squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Marko Johansson (1998-08-25) 25 August 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
GK Kalle Joelsson (1998-03-21) 21 March 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden HIF Akademi v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015

DF Mattias Andersson (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 19) 3 1 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Mattias Özgün (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 (age 19) 3 1 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Dennis Hadžikadunić (1998-07-09) 9 July 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Felix Olsson Lundgren (1998-01-25) 25 January 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Filip Tägtström (1998-05-30) 30 May 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden GIF Sundsvall v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Alexander Jallow (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Sweden IK Brage v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
DF Marcus Degerlund (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden Hammarby IF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015

MF William Jan (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Sweden AIK v.  Romania, 8 October 2015 WD
MF Oskar Jansson (1998-06-13) 13 June 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Retired v.  Romania, 8 October 2015 WD
MF Dušan Jajić (1998-07-04) 4 July 1998 (age 18) 3 1 Sweden Hammarby IF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
MF Marwan Bazi (1998-02-03) 3 February 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Sweden IF Sylvia v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
MF Svante Ingelsson (captain) (1998-06-14) 14 June 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Kalmar FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
MF Carl Johansson (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Kalmar FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
MF Henrik Johansson (1998-02-23) 23 February 1998 (age 19) 2 1 Sweden Halmstads BK v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015

FW Viktor Gyökeres (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 18) 3 2 Sweden IF Brommapojkarna v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
FW Zackarias Faour (1998-01-30) 30 January 1998 (age 19) 3 0 England Manchester City v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
FW Jesper Karlsson (1998-07-25) 25 July 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Sweden Falkenbergs FF v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015
FW Daleho Irandust (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Sweden BK Häcken v.  Portugal, 7 September 2015

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
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
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
4 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
9 John Guidetti 2009–2010 5 5
Gustaf Nilsson 2014–0000 5 10
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. ^ "Trupp till dubbellandskamp i Rumänien" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 

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