KIF Örebro DFF

KIF Örebro DFF is a Swedish women's football club based in Örebro.[1] Founded in 1980 as the women's football section of multi-sports association Karlslunds IF, the club's first team currently plays in the Damallsvenskan, the top level of the women's football pyramid in Sweden. The club also operates two reserve teams at the under-19 and under-17 levels, as well as a youth academy.

KIF Örebro DFF
KIF Orebro DFF logo.svg
Full nameKarlslunds Idrottsförening Örebro Damfotbollsförening
Founded1980; 43 years ago (1980)
GroundBehrn Arena
Örebro, Sweden
Sporting directorJonas Karlberg
Head coachRickard Johansson
20229th of 12
WebsiteClub website

KIF Örebro play their home games at Behrn Arena, which they share with the men's football club Örebro SK.


KIF Örebro was founded in 1980.[1]

In 2014, the first team enjoyed their best ever season, finishing second in the league and qualifying for the UEFA Women's Champions League for the first time in club history.[2]

Players and staffEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of 3 April 2022.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   SWE Moa Öhman
2 DF   FIN Elli Pikkujämsä
3 DF   USA Michaela Kovacs
4 DF   SWE Frida Abrahamsson
5 MF   FIN Olivia Mattsson
6 MF   SWE Alma Nygren
7 MF   SWE Emilia Pelgander
8 MF   SWE Nathalie Persson
9 FW   SWE Lisa Frisk
10 FW   FIN Heidi Kollanen
11 MF   ENG Katie Lockwood
No. Pos. Nation Player
12 FW   USA Jessie Scarpa
13 MF   SWE Maja Regnås
14 MF   USA Carly Wickenheiser
19 MF   SWE Elsa Pelgander
20 GK   SWE Tove Enblom
21 DF   ISL Berglind Rós Ágústsdóttir
22 MF   SWE Wilma Öhman
25 GK   ISL Cecilía Rúnarsdóttir
88 FW   FIN Amanda Rantanen

Former playersEdit

Before a match in September 2014

Notable former players include Americans Kristine Lilly, Kate Markgraf, and Christie Welsh; they played for the club in 2004 under Pia Sundhage.[citation needed]

Coaching staffEdit

As of 22 December 2020.[4]
Position Name
Head coach   Rickard Johansson
Assistant coach   Mikael Widfeldt
Goalkeeper coach   Simon Johansson
Fitness coach   Lucas Skoog

Record in UEFA Women's Champions LeagueEdit

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Örebro's goal tally first.
Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2015–2016 Round of 32   PAOK Thessaloniki 3–0 a 5–0 8–0
Round of 16   Paris Saint-Germain 0–0 1–1 a 1–1 (agr)

a First leg.


  1. ^ a b "Om klubben: KIF Örebro DFF". KIF Örebro DFF. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Örebro klart för Champions League" (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Truppen: KIF Örebro DFF A-lag". KIF Örebro DFF. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Damallsvenska tränarteamet 2021 klart". KIF Örebro DFF. 22 December 2020. Retrieved 29 December 2020.

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