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Nilsson gets surprise call

Published: Tuesday 12 November 2002, 15.32CET
Sweden have handed a call-up to Halmstads BK's Mikael Nilsson for their friendly against the Czech Republic.
 
Published: Tuesday 12 November 2002, 15.32CET

Nilsson gets surprise call

Sweden have handed a call-up to Halmstads BK's Mikael Nilsson for their friendly against the Czech Republic.

Sweden co-coaches Tommy Söderberg and Lars Lagerbäck have handed a surprise call-up to Halmstads BK's Mikael Nilsson for their country's friendly against the Czech Republic on 20 November.

'Fantastic autumn'
"Mikael has had a fantastic autumn and is a very interesting player," said Lagerbäck. Sweden are missing Olof Mellberg through knee injury.

Sweden squad
Isaksson, Last, Edman, Jakobsson, N Johansson, Lucic, Saarenpää, M Svensson, Allbäck, A Andersson, Elmander, Ibrahimovic, A Johansson, Källström, Lantz, Ljungberg, Nilsson, A Svensson.

 
Last updated: 12/11/02 16.38CET

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