Anette Börjesson

Lilian Anette Börjesson (born 11 November 1954) is a retired female badminton player and footballer from Sweden.

Anette Börjesson
Personal information
Full name Lilian Anette Börjesson
Date of birth (1954-11-11) 11 November 1954 (age 66)
Place of birth Sweden
Position(s) Sweeper
Youth career
Tuve IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–91 Jitex BK 181 (52)
1985–87 GAIS 52 (13)
Total 233 (65)
National team
1975–87 Sweden 70 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:50, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:50, 18 November 2009 (UTC)


Börjesson is a five time women's singles champion at the Swedish National Badminton Championships.


She captained Sweden to their win in the 1984 European Competition for Women's Football. In the final against England, Börjesson struck the first penalty in Sweden's shootout victory.[1] She won a total of 70 caps between 1975 and 1987, scoring 12 goals.[2] In 1985 she scored a hat-trick of penalty kicks against France.[3]

Börjesson won the Årets Fotbollstjej Award, the forerunner of the Diamantbollen, in 1982.[3]

After her retirement from playing, Börjesson founded a magazine dedicated to women's football, called nya mål.[4]

Börjesson can be seen in the Sveriges Television documentary television series The Other Sport from 2013.


  1. ^ Andreas Nilsson (2009-08-27). "EM för damer 1984". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2010-04-14. Retrieved 2011-10-04.
  2. ^ "Fakta och meriter för medlemmarna i SFS Hall of Fame". SFS (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-10-03.
  3. ^ a b Heidi Silvander (2009-09-03). "Straffdrama när Sverige vann klassiskt guld". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2009-09-05. Retrieved 2011-10-04.
  4. ^ "Straffdrama när Sverige vann klassiskt guld". (in Swedish). 21 July 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013.