Vittsjö GIK

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Vittsjö GIK
Vittsjo logo.png
Full nameVittsjö Gymnastik och Idrottsklubb
GroundVittsjö IP, Vittsjö
Head coachMatt Ross
Thomas Mårtensson
League Damallsvenskan
2017 10th
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

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

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

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.


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 9 September 2018. [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.

1 Flag of Scotland.svg GK Shannon Lynn
4 Flag of New Zealand.svg DF Catherine Bott
5 Flag of Sweden.svg FW Emma Lundh
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)
Flag of Sweden.svg MF Tove Almqvist
13 Flag of Sweden.svg GK Chandra Bednar
17 Flag of New Zealand.svg FW Hannah Wilkinson
20 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Michelle De Jongh
22 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Sandra Adolfsson
23 Flag of Sweden.svg DF Kajsa Lind
24 Flag of Sweden.svg MF Ebba Hed
Flag of Jamaica.svg FW Tiffany Cameron
Flag of South Africa.svg MF Leandra Smeda
Flag of Mexico.svg MF Amanda Perez

Former players

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

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  2. "Här blir Vittsjö IP allsvensk arena". Nyheter P4 Kristianstad, 26 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
  3. "Truppen". Retrieved 21 August 2017.