Game Day! Sweden v Iran | International friendly (21 October 2016)
It’s another historic day for women’s football as the international friendly between Sweden and Iran will mark the first time that Iranian women’s national football team has played outside of Asia.
Sweden host Iran at the Gamla Ullevi on Friday 21 October at 18:45 local time.
Nathalie Björn and Irma Helin are named in the Swedish starting eleven earning them their first international senior cap.
Iran women’s national team are currently ranked 55 in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings and 12 in Asia. Sweden are currently 6 in the world, they had a very successful Olympic women’s football tournament campaign this year, bringing home silver!
Sweden and Iran starting line-ups for international friendly:
|Sweden starting XI||Iran starting XI|
Caroline Seger (c)
|Mahdiyeh Molaei Sarbijan
Koueistan Khosravi (c)
Narges Kouhestaninejad Goki
Sara Ghomi Marzdashti
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