2008 Division 1 (Swedish football)

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The 2008 Division 1 was contested by 28 teams divided into two groups geographically. Syrianska FC and FC Trollhättan won their respective groups, and thereby were promoted to Superettan for the 2009 season. Vasalunds IF who finished second in the northern group were also promoted after winning their playoff.

Division 1
Season2008
ChampionsSyrianska FC (north)
FC Trollhättan (south)
PromotedSyrianska FC
Vasalunds IF
FC Trollhättan
RelegatedErsboda SK
Falu FK
Bodens BK
IFK Malmö
Norrby IF
Skärhamns IK
Top goalscorerNiklas Moberg (21)
2007
2009

League tablesEdit

NorthEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Syrianska FC (C, P) 26 17 8 1 44 16 +28 59 Promotion to Superettan
2 Vasalunds IF (O, P) 26 15 6 5 57 26 +31 51 Promotion Playoffs
3 Västerås SK 26 16 3 7 59 36 +23 51
4 Gröndal 26 15 5 6 49 33 +16 50
5 Umeå FC 26 13 2 11 43 38 +5 41
6 Valsta Syrianska IK 26 10 6 10 41 40 +1 36
7 BK Forward 26 10 4 12 46 49 −3 34
8 Syrianska Botkyrka IF 26 8 7 11 26 35 −9 31
9 IF Sylvia 26 9 3 14 41 56 −15 30
10 Östersunds FK 26 7 8 11 30 36 −6 29
11 IK Brage 26 6 8 12 35 43 −8 26
12 Ersboda (R) 26 7 4 15 48 67 −19 25 Relegation to Division 2
13 Falu FK (R) 26 7 3 16 31 49 −18 24
14 Boden (R) 26 5 7 14 27 53 −26 22
Source: svenskfotboll.se
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Group SouthEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 FC Trollhättan (C, P) 26 14 7 5 41 26 +15 49 Promotion to Superettan
2 Östers IF 26 14 3 9 54 33 +21 45 Promotion Playoffs
3 Carlstad United BK 26 13 6 7 43 37 +6 45
4 Malmö Anadolu 26 13 5 8 53 38 +15 44
5 Skövde AIK 26 12 6 8 54 39 +15 42
6 Motala AIF 26 11 6 9 41 46 −5 39
7 IFK Värnamo 26 11 5 10 31 31 0 38
8 Västra Frölunda 26 8 11 7 45 41 +4 35
9 Lindome 26 8 8 10 36 33 +3 32
10 Torslanda IK 26 8 8 10 40 45 −5 32
11 Husqvarna FF 26 8 4 14 29 35 −6 28
12 IFK Malmö (R) 26 8 3 15 38 63 −25 27 Relegation to Division 2
13 Norrby IF (R) 26 8 2 16 38 52 −14 26
14 Skärhamn (R) 26 7 4 15 27 61 −34 25
Source: svenskfotboll.se
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Season statisticsEdit

Northern group top scorersEdit

 
After transferring to Djurgårdens IF Kennedy Igboananike also became a top ten goalscorer in the 2010 Allsvenskan.
Rank Player Club Goals[1]
1   Kennedy Igboananike Vasalunds IF 18
2   Bernhard Nyström Falu FK 14
3   Patrik Grönvall Västerås SK 13
  Jesper Carlsson Gröndals IK
5   Herish Kuhi BK Forward 12
  Raby Nahir Youssef Gröndals IK
7   Martin Andersson Västerås SK 11
  Danny Persson Umeå FC
9   Niklas Gustafsson BK Forward 10
10   Özgür Yasar Syrianska FC 9
  Erik Lundström Ersboda SK

Southern group top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[2]
1   Niklas Moberg Carlstad United BK 21
2   Tomas Enrique Petry Östers IF 17
3   Arsim Gashi Motala AIF 14
  Liridon Rrustemaj Malmö Anadolu
5   Jakob Orlov Skövde AIK 13
6   Mårten Gustafsson Skövde AIK 12
7   Måns Sörensson IFK Malmö 10
  Martin Scherdin FC Trollhättan
9   Rami Kurdali Lindome GIF 9
  Kim Roger Strand FC Trollhättan
  William Tonji Ngounou Malmö Anadolu
  Daniel Leinar Motala AIF

Young Player Teams of the YearEdit

At the end of each Division 1 season an all-star game is played called "Morgondagens Stjärnor" (English: "The Stars Of Tomorrow"). The two teams playing against each other consist of the best young players from each of the two leagues.[3]

Team North
Position Player Club
GK   Lennart Sandahl Östersunds FK
DF   Simon Ogunnaike Valsta Syrianska IK
  Mattias Englund BK Forward
  Tim Andersson Östersunds FK
  Yosif Ayuba Vasalunds IF
  Tobias Stenman Ersboda SK
MF / FW   Fredrik Wennebro Umeå FC
  Pontus Hendriks IK Brage
  Daniel Gustavsson Västerås SK
  Gökay Altuner Valsta Syrianska IK
  Anders Lillager Falu FK
  Armin Tankovic IF Sylvia
  Timmy Wilhelmsson FC Väsby United
  Kennedy Igboananike Vasalunds IF
  Nahir Awrouhom Syrianska Botkyrka IF
Coach   Peter Lenell Vasalunds IF
Team South
Position Player Club
GK   Erik Dahlin Västra Frölunda IF
DF   Simon Svensson Motala AIF
  Månz Karlsson Östers IF
  Jonatan Ask Lindome GIF
  Martin Maletic IFK Värnamo
  Bennet Gustavsson Husqvarna FF
MF / FW   Ola Grändås Motala AIF
  Martin Arvidsson Norrby IF
  Tom Pettersson FC Trollhättan
  Alexander Henningsson Östers IF
  Medin Zekamani Malmö Anadolu
  Mattias Wahl Carlstad United BK
  Alexander Angelin Västra Frölunda IF
  Fredrik Törnqvist Carlstad United BK
  Axel Johansson Östers IF
Coach   Göran Ekh Motala AIF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Skytteliga". The Swedish Football Association (in Swedish). The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Skytteliga". The Swedish Football Association (in Swedish). The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  3. ^ "2008". Morgondages Sjärnor. Archived from the original on 2013-04-18. Retrieved 2012-11-01.