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The Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden has land borders with Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast, and water borders with Denmark, Germany, and Poland to the south, and Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Russia to the east. Sweden is also connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund.

Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union by area. Sweden’s capital is Stockholm, which is also the largest city in the country. The second largest city is Gothenburg and the third largest is Malmö.

About 15% of Sweden lies north of the Arctic Circle. Southern Sweden is predominantly agricultural, with increasing forest coverage northward. Around 65% of Sweden’s total land area is covered with forests. The highest population density is in the Öresund Region in southern Sweden and in the valley of lake Mälaren and Stockholm.

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The objectives of AFI Sweden include:

  • Encouraging participation at the grassroots level, with a focus on youth and community development
  • Establishing Footy 9s in the Swedish school sports curriculum at both primary and secondary level
  • Introducing Footy 9s as a university sport in Sweden
  • Providing players with the opportunity to compete in competitions at school and club level in Sweden
  • Establishing National Teams (men & women) to compete in matches against other countries
  • Securing recognition of Footy 9s as an official sport in Sweden

If you are interested in being involved, please contact us.