Anna Anvegård

Anna Elin Astrid Anvegård (born 10 May 1997) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a forward for Växjö DFF and the Sweden women's national football team.

Anvegård's prolific goalscoring for Växjö brought her to the attention of Sweden's national team selectors and made her a transfer target for several bigger clubs, in Sweden and beyond. She made her senior national team debut in June 2018, against Croatia, and was praised by coach Peter Gerhardsson for her striking instincts: "She has the classic nose for the target and knows where it is".[2]

Anna Anvegård
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Personal information
Full name Anna Elin Astrid Anvegård[1]
Date of birth 10 May 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Bredaryd, Sweden
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Vaxjo
Number 8
Youth career
Bredaryd Lanna IK
BIK/FIF/LGoIF
RÅs LB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Vaxjo 79 (78)
National team
2014 Sweden U17 6 (1)
2016 Sweden U19 6 (3)
2016 Sweden U20 3 (1)
2018– Sweden 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 June 2019 (UTC)

References

  1. ^ a b "List of Players - Sweden" (PDF). FIFA. 24 September 2016. p. 14. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Anvegård fokuserar bara på nuet" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 4 October 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2018.

External links

2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

The 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup was the 8th edition of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, the biennial international women's youth football championship contested by the under-20 national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament was held in Papua New Guinea from 13 November to 3 December 2016. This was the first FIFA tournament held in the country.

North Korea won their 2nd title in this event by beating France in the final, 3–1. They became the first country to win the U-20 and U-17 Women's World Cup in the same year, with their under-17 team winning the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup earlier in the year.

2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup squads

This article lists the squads for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, held in Papua New Guinea. Each competing federation was allowed a 21-player squad, which had to be submitted to FIFA.

2018 Damallsvenskan

The 2018 Damallsvenskan was the 30th season of the Swedish women's association football top division, Damallsvenskan. It began on 14 April 2018 and ended on 27 October the same year. Linköpings FC were the defending champions, having won the competition in 2017.Piteå IF won the series, and so also their first Swedish National Championship title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship contested by 24 women's national teams representing member associations of FIFA. It took place between 7 June and 7 July 2019, with 52 matches staged in nine cities in France, which was awarded the right to host the event in March 2015, the first time the country hosted the tournament. The tournament was the first Women's World Cup to use the video assistant referee (VAR) system.

The United States entered the competition as defending champions after winning the 2015 edition in Canada and successfully defended their title with a 2–0 victory over the Netherlands in the final. In doing so, they secured their record fourth title and became the second nation, after Germany, to have successfully retained the title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group F

Group F of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 11 to 20 June 2019. The group consisted of Chile, Sweden, Thailand and the United States. The top two teams, the United States and Sweden, advanced to the round of 16.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup squads

This is a list of squads of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, an international women's association football tournament being held in France from 7 June until 7 July 2019. Each of the 24 national teams involved in the tournament had to provide to FIFA a preliminary squad of between 23 and 50 players by 26 April 2019, which FIFA did not publish. From the preliminary squad, each team named a final squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by 24 May 2019. FIFA published the 23-player final lists, with the squad numbers, on their website on 27 May 2019. Players in the final squad could be replaced by a player from the preliminary squad due to serious injury or illness up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team's first match.The age listed for each player is on 7 June 2019, the first day of the tournament. The numbers of caps and goals listed for each player do not include any matches played after the start of the tournament. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. A flag is included for coaches that are of a different nationality than their own national team.

Sweden women's national football team

The Sweden women's national football team (Swedish: svenska damfotbollslandslaget) represents Sweden in international women's football competition and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. The national team has won the European Competition for Women's Football in 1984, one World Cup-silver (2003), as well as three European Championship-silvers (1987, 1995, 2001). The team has participated in six Olympic Games, eight World Cups, as well as ten European Championships. Sweden won bronze medals at the World Cups in 1991, 2011 and 2019.

The 2003 World Cup-final was the second most watched event in Sweden that year. Lotta Schelin is the top goalscorer in the history of Sweden with 85 goals. Schelin surpassed Hanna Ljungberg's 72-goal record against Germany on 29 October 2014. The player with the most caps is Therese Sjögran, with 214. The team was coached by Thomas Dennerby from 2005 to 2012, and Pia Sundhage from 2012 to 2017. The head coach is Peter Gerhardsson.

After winning the two qualifying matches against Denmark for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the Swedish Olympic Committee approved of record increases in investments for the women's team. The new budget granted over a million SEK (about US$150,000) for the team and 150,000 SEK (about US$25,000) per player for developing physical fitness. The new grants are almost a 100% increase of the 2005 and 2006 season funds.The developments and conditions of the Sweden women's national football team can be seen in the Sveriges Television documentary television series The Other Sport from 2013.

Växjö DFF

Växjö DFF is a football club from Växjö, in Kronoberg County, Sweden. The club was established in 2014 and was promoted into the Women's Premier Division (Damallsvenskan) for the first time in 2017.

The club play their home games at Myresjöhus Arena in Växjö. The team colour is black. The club is affiliated to the Smålands Fotbollförbund.

Växjö DFF – current squad

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