Game Day! Sweden v Iran | International friendly (21 October 2016)

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
Hedvig Lindahl
Nathalie Björn
Linda Sembrant
Magdalena Eriksson
Jonna Andersson
Caroline Seger (c)
Petra Andersson
Hanna Folkesson
Olivia Schough
Irma Helin
Mimmi Larsson.
Mahdiyeh Molaei Sarbijan
Sanaz Abazarnejad
Koueistan Khosravi (c)
Narges Kouhestaninejad Goki
Sara Zohrabinia
Zahra Ghanbari
Tahereh Salimpourkorrani
Atefeh Ramezanizadeh
Parvin Farhadikah
Soheila Nezamabadi
Sara Ghomi Marzdashti

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10 Comments
  1. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    Full-time: Sweden 7-0 Iran (Larsson 5′, Eriksson 15′, 23′, 45+2′, Schough 18′, 33′, 45′)

  2. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    Second half underway: Sweden 7-0 Iran

  3. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    Half-time: Sweden 7-0 Iran (Larsson 5′, Eriksson 15′, 23′, 45+2′, Schough 18′, 33′, 45′)

  4. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    45+2′ GOAL! Sweden 7-0 Iran (Eriksson scores hat-trick!)

  5. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    45′ GOAL! Sweden 6-0 Iran (Olivia Schough scores hat-trick!)

  6. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    33′ GOAL! Sweden 5-0 Iran (Olivia Schough scores!)

  7. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    23′ GOAL! Sweden 4-0 Iran (Magdalena Eriksson scores!)

  8. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    15′ GOAL! Sweden 2-0 Iran (Magdalena Eriksson scores!)

  9. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    5′ GOAL! Sweden 1-0 Iran (Mimmi Larsson scores!)

  10. Author
    WSU 3 years ago

    International friendly match underway: Sweden 0-0 Iran

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