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Team // Sweden

Sweden, the European Champions of 1984, comfortably qualified for WEURO 2017. The Swedish women have reached the quarter-final stage at the last six European Championships . They ended third at the last Championship, which took place in their home country in 2013. Sweden stated this year well and topped their group, losing only one game against Denmark.

All-time top scorer: Lotta Schelin

Lotta Schelin is the all-time top scorer for Sweden. The Swedish attacker, who scored two goals during qualifying, has made 171 appearances and scored 85 goals for her country. She has also played many games in France for Olympique Lyon.

Most caps: Therese Sjögran

Former Swedish footballer Therese Sjögran is Sweden’s most capped player. She made 214 appearances for the national team and scored 21 goals.

Coach: Pia Sundhagen

Pia Sundhage has coached the Swedish women since 2012, the year in which she was named coach of the year. Before coaching Sweden, she had coached the USA women’s team. She won a golden medal at the Olympic Games twice with the USA, and ended up second at the World Cup.