Sweden's soccer women qualify for World Cup 2015



National coach Pia Sundhage qualified with Sweden for the World Cup. Photo: Patrick Seeger

National coach Pia Sundhage qualified with Sweden for the World Cup. Photo: Patrick Seeger

Gothenburg - Sweden's soccer women go to the 2015 World Championships in Canada. The team of head coach Pia Sundhage won on the final day of Season 4 on Wednesday night against Scotland with 2: 0 (1: 0) and booked the seventh European team direct World Cup ticket.

Previously qualified Been Germany, Norway, Spain, France, Switzerland and England. Achieved at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg Therese Sjögran (7) and Lotta Schelin (76.) the goals. Schelin put her 72nd international goal, a record of Hanna Ljungberg and overtook both coach Sundhage (71 goals). The eighth and last European Cup ticket is issued in a playoff elimination with participants Scotland, Italy, Ukraine and Netherlands.