KIF Örebro DFF

This article is about KIF Örebro DFF's ladies football section. For other sections of the club, see Karlslunds IF (disambiguation).
KIF Örebro
Full name Karlslunds Idrottförening Örebro Damfotbollsförening
Founded 1980
Ground Behrn Arena,
Ground Capacity 14,500
Chairman Åsa Johansson
Manager Giorgos Papachristou
League Damallsvenskan
2015 5th
Website Club home page

KIF Örebro DFF (earlier Karlslunds IF) is a football club from Örebro, Sweden. They play in the highest level of women's soccer leagues in Sweden, the Damallsvenskan. The club was established in 1980 but women's football had been part of the original club since 1971.

KIF Örebro play their home games at Behrn Arena Stadium in Örebro, also home of Örebro SK of the Men's premier division (Allsvenskan). The team colours are blue and red.

Among the club's stars in 2004 were USA internationals Kristine Lilly, Christie Welsh, and Kate Markgraf; they were coached by Pia Sundhage.

In 2014 they enjoyed their best ever season, finishing second in the league and qualifying for the UEFA Women's Champions League for the first time in the club's history.[1]


Before a match in September 2014
As of 23 June 2016 [2][3]

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

No. Position Player
1 Sweden DF Ellen Karlsson
2 Sweden DF Sara Nordin
3 Iceland DF Anna Björk Kristjánsdóttir
5 Canada DF Marie-Ève Nault
7 Sweden MF Elin Johansson
8 Sweden DF Hanne Gråhns
9 Canada FW Melissa Tancredi
10 Sweden MF Linda Hallin
11 Nigeria FW Sarah Michael
12 Sweden MF Wilma Franssila
13 Nigeria MF Ogonna Chukwudi
14 Sweden FW Adelisa Grabus
No. Position Player
15 Sweden DF Jennie Wecksell
16 Sweden MF Freja Olofsson
17 Mexico MF Verónica Pérez
18 Sweden MF Michelle De Jongh
19 Sweden MF Lejla Basic
20 Sweden FW Julia Spetsmark
21 Sweden GK Carola Söberg (captain)
22 Sweden MF Sejde Abrahamsson
23 Sweden MF Emma Lindén
25 Sweden GK Lina Domberg
94 Sweden GK Mimmi Paulsson-Febo

Former players

For details of current and former players, see Category:KIF Örebro DFF players.

UEFA Competitions Record

All results (home and away) list Örebro's goal tally first.

Season Competition Stage Result Opponent
2015–16 Champions League Round of 32 3–0 (A), 5–0 (H) Greece PAOK
Round of 16 1–1 (H), 0–0 (A) France Paris Saint-Germain


  1. "Örebro klart för Champions League" (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. "Truppen". Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  3. "KIF Örebro DFF". SvFF. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
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