Vittsjö GIK

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Vittsjö GIK
Vittsjo GIK logo.svg
Full nameVittsjö Gymnastik- och Idrottsklubb
Founded1933
GroundVittsjö IP, Vittsjö
Capacity2,000
Head coachMatt Ross
Thomas Mårtensson
League Damallsvenskan
2019 7th
Website Club website

Vittsjö Gymnastik- och Idrottsklubb is a football club from Vittsjö, Sweden. They play in the highest level of women's soccer leagues in Sweden, the Damallsvenskan. [1]

Association football Team field sport

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Vittsjö Place in Skåne, Sweden

Vittsjö is a locality situated in Hässleholm Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 1,665 inhabitants in 2010.

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

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Vittsjö GIK play their home games at Vittsjö IP Stadium in Vittsjö, a 1,500 capacity stadium completed in April 2012. [2]

Current squad

In August 2014 Vittsjo GIK.jpg
In August 2014
As of 1 April 2019. [3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

As the governing body of association football, FIFA is responsible for maintaining and implementing the rules that determine whether an association football player is eligible to represent a particular country in officially recognised international competitions and friendly matches. In the 20th century, FIFA allowed a player to represent any national team, as long as the player held citizenship of that country. In 2004, in reaction to the growing trend towards naturalisation of foreign players in some countries, FIFA implemented a significant new ruling that requires a player to demonstrate a "clear connection" to any country they wish to represent. FIFA has used its authority to overturn results of competitive international matches that feature ineligible players.

No.PositionPlayer
1 Flag of Scotland.svg GK Shannon Lynn
2 Flag of Mexico.svg MF Amanda Perez
3 Flag of South Africa.svg DF Leandra Smeda
4 Flag of New Zealand.svg DF Catherine Bott
5 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Malin Winberg
6 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Clara Markstedt
8 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Alexandra Benediktsson
9 Flag of Sweden.svg FW Lisa Klinga
10 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Johanna Andersson (captain)
No.PositionPlayer
11 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Tove Almqvist
13 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg GK Sabrina D'Angelo
15 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Nellie Persson
18 Flag of the United States.svg FW Summer Green
20 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Michelle De Jongh
21 Flag of Sweden.svg FW Paulina Nyström
22 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Sandra Adolfsson
23 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Kajsa Lind
24 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Ebba Hed

Former players

For details of former players, see Category:Vittsjö GIK players.

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References

  1. "Vittsjö GIK (Women)". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
  2. "Här blir Vittsjö IP allsvensk arena". Nyheter P4 Kristianstad, 26 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
  3. "The Squad" . Retrieved April 1, 2019.