Madelen Janogy

Madelen Fatimma Maria Janogy (born 12 November 1995) is a Swedish footballer forward who plays for Piteå IF.

Madelen Janogy
Madelen Janogy (16931648730) (cropped)
Janogy with Mallbackens in 2015
Personal information
Full name Madelen Fatimma Maria Janogy[1]
Date of birth 12 November 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Falköping, Sweden[2]
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Falköpings KIK 17 (2)
2014–2016 Mallbackens IF 48 (11)
2016– Pitea 49 (15)
National team
2019– Sweden 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 September 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2019

Early training

Janogy started playing football at age 11. She began playing in Sweden's top division league at age 19.[3]

Club career

Janogy began her club career with Falköpings KIK in 2010 before moving to Mallbackens IF. Since 2016, she has played for Piteå IF in Sweden's top division league (Damallsvenskan), winning the championship in 2018.[4]

International career

Janogy first appeared with the Swedish national team in January 2019. She scored her first international goal on 31 May 2019 in a 1–0 friendly win against South Korea.[5] At the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, she scored in stoppage time against Chile after subbing on in the 81st minute of Sweden's first game of the tournament.[3]

Personal life

Janogy was born and raised in Falköping. Her mother is Swedish and her father is from Mali, making her the first player in Swedish national team history with African roots.[2] Madelen and her sister Victoria are named after the princesses of the Swedish royal family.[6]


  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ List of Players – Sweden" (PDF). FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 22. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Hägerfelth, Lo (10 June 2019). "Målsättningarna har tagit Janogy till VM: "Då kan du uppnå nästan vad du vill"". Falköpings Tidning. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b Jonson, Alexandra (12 June 2019). "Super-sub Janogy making her breakthrough in France". Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Madelen Janogy". Svensk Fotboll.
  5. ^ "Madelen Janogy". ESPNFC.
  6. ^ Pettersson, Tomas (1 June 2019). "Oväntad förklaring – till svenska hjältens namn". Expressen. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

External links

2017 Damallsvenskan

The 2017 Damallsvenskan was the 29th season of the Swedish women's association football top division, Damallsvenskan. It began on 16 April 2017, and ended on 12 November. Linköpings FC were the defending champions, having won the competition in 2016.On 29 October, the winner of Damallsvenskan was settled, when Linköpings FC, in a goalless game against Kvarnsvedens IK, netted one point in the league table and gained an impregnable lead with two remaining rounds against main rival and closest competitor FC Rosengård. Thus Linköping successfully defended their title from last year.

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.

List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments.


Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

Piteå IF

Piteå Idrottsförening, commonly known as Piteå IF, is a Swedish football club located in Piteå that currently competes in Sweden's top-division women's league, Damallsvenskan.

In 2018, they won the Swedish national Championship for the first time.

Sweden at the FIFA Women's World Cup

The Sweden women's national football team has represented Sweden at the FIFA Women's World Cup on eight occasions in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019. There were runners up once. and three times bronze medalists: in 1991, in 2011 and in 2019.

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.

Piteå IF – current squad


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