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Roland Andersson

Personal information
Full nameÅke-Erik Roland Andersson
Playing positionDefender (retired)
Club information
Current clubNigeria (assistant coach)

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Åke-Erik Roland Andersson (born March 28, 1950 in Malmö) is a former Swedish football player and coach. His most recent job was that as the assistant coach of the Nigeria National Team under Lars Lagerbäck.

As a player, he played for Malmö FF and Djurgårdens IF and was a part of the Swedish squad in the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina.

As a coach, he has coached at Al-Shaab (United Arab Emirates), BSC Young Boys (Switzerland), Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia), Qatar SC (Qatar) and Malmö FF. His latest post was assistant coach for the Sweden national football team, appointed in 2004 by Lars Lagerbäck. In 2010 Andersson was appointed Head of Development and Scouting on a consulting basis at his former club Malmö FF. However this did not last for very long, In February 2010 he was appointed assistant coach at Nigeria under former colleague, Lars Lagerbäck.

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