Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby (born 13 August 1959 in Enskede) is a Swedish football coach.

Thomas Dennerby
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-08-13) 13 August 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth Enskede, Sweden
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1985 Hammarby IF
1985–1987 Spårvägens IF
Teams managed
Värtans IK
Spårvägens FF
1996–1999 Hammarby IF DFF
2001 Hammarby IF (assistant)
2002–2004 Djurgården/Älvsjö
2005–2012 Sweden (women)
2013 Hammarby IF
2018–2019 Nigeria (women)
2019− India U17 (women)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Dennerby, the former coach of the Nigeria women's national football team also known as super Falcons was previously a player in Hammarby IF[1] and Spårvägens IF, as well as the national U21 team. He has also worked as a police officer. As a coach, he won Allsvenskan with Hammarby IF in 2001, and Damallsvenskan with Djurgården/Älvsjö.[2]

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

He became manager of the Nigerian women's national team in January 2018.[3] He resigned in October 2019.[4]

On 9 November 2019, All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointed Dennerby as the head coach of India U17 Women's team which is going to participate in the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup as the host of the edition.[5]




  1. ^ "Thomas Dennerby".
  2. ^ "uefa". Archived from the original on 8 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Swede Thomas Dennerby to coach Nigeria's women's team". 25 January 2018 – via
  4. ^ "Nigeria women's coach Thomas Dennerby resigns". 10 October 2019 – via
  5. ^ "AIFF appoints Thomas Dennerby as the head coach of U17- women's world cup team". AIFF. 9 November 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Övriga utmärkelser —".
  7. ^ "CAF Awards 2019: Former Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby nominated for African Women's Coach of the Year award". Pulse.

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