Harman Patil (Editor)

AFC Eskilstuna

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Ground Capacity  7,800
Manager  Pelle Olsson
League  Allsvenskan
Grounds  Tunavallen, Eskilstuna
Chairman  Alex Ryssholm
Location  Eskilstuna, Sweden
Founded  2007
AFC Eskilstuna AFC Eskilstuna kan bli verklighet vid rsskiftet SVT Nyheter
Full name  Athletic Football Club Eskilstuna
2016  Superettan, 2nd (promoted)

Highlights eskilstuna city fk afc united

Athletic Football Club Eskilstuna, also known simply as AFC Eskilstuna, is a Swedish football club located in Eskilstuna. The club has previously been known under the names FC Café Opera and Väsby United before switching ownership and their identity again in 2012 to AFC United. During the 2016 season it was once again decided that they would switch their name, identity, as well as locality. Choosing to move the city of Eskilstuna, about 110 kilometers west of Stockholm. They currently compete in Allsvenskan, the first tier of Swedish football, and play their home matches at Tunavallen.


AFC Eskilstuna Solnalaget AFC United blir AFC Eskilstuna P4 Stockholm Sveriges

FC Café Opera

AFC Eskilstuna AFC United hoppas p seriematch i Eskilstuna redan i hst DNSE

FC Café Opera was created in 1991 by Italian born restauranteer Alessandro Catenacci who named the club after Café Opera which he owned. They started out in division 8 of the Swedish football league system but only nine years later they had made it to the second tier Superettan.

Väsby United

AFC Eskilstuna AFC United vs Eskilstuna City FK Fri Entr at Tunavallen Eskilstuna

Football Club Väsby United was formed in 2005 when the two Stockholm clubs FC Café Opera United and Väsby IK merged. The new club replaced FC Café Opera United in the Superettan making it the youngest club competing at this level. Väsby United was a feeder club to AIK who participated in the second and third divisions of the Swedish football league system. The club played in Division 1 Norra which is the third tier of Swedish football when they became AFC United.

AFC United

AFC Eskilstuna httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaenddeAFC

AFC United was founded when FC Väsby United increased their cooperation Division 3 club Athletic FC in late 2012. They played their home matches at Skytteholms IP in Solna until the 2017. During the 2016 season the club management decided to uproot and leave Solna and move to Eskilstuna and Tunavallen before the 2017 season. They also changed their name to AFC Eskilstuna AFC Eskilstuna are affiliated to Södermanlands Fotbollförbund.

First-team squad

As of 13 January 2017 AFC Eskilstuna Information om Eskilstuna City FKs och AFC Uniteds nya samarbete

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

Current youth players with first-team experience

As of 13 January 2017

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


Väsby United had the following average attendances:

In recent seasons AFC United have had the following average attendances:

The highest attendance for FC Väsby United at Råsunda was 8,672 spectators who attended the match with AIK on 15 August 2005.


  • Division 1 Norra:
  • Winners (1): 2014
  • Runners-up (2): 2007, 2011
  • Superettan:
  • Runners-up (1): 2016
  • References

    AFC Eskilstuna Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Charlotte Alexandra
    Momodou Ceesay (artist)