Christoffer Andersson

Christoffer Andersson ( born October 22, 1978 in Kalmar) is a Swedish football player. The defensive player who aground between 2000 and 2006 for the Swedish national team, won the 1999 with Helsingborgs IF the Swedish championship title.


Andersson began playing football at Nybro IF. In 1997 he moved to the youth department of Helsingborgs IF, where he made his debut in Allsvenskan 1998. In the season of 1999 he was with the team the Lennart Johansson - Cup win for the Swedish champion and a year later he made his debut in the Swedish national team.

2004 moved Andersson free transfer to the Norwegian club Lillestrøm SK in the Tippeligaen. Under coach Uwe Rösler he reached with the team to fourth place and thus qualified for the Royal League. In 2005, he was with the team in the Norwegian Cup final against Molde FK, which was however lost with a 2:4 defeat after extra time.

For the Bundesliga season 2006/ 07 Andersson changed hands for € 200,000 transfer fee to Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga. His first division debut in Germany he was 19 August 2006 in the away match against Hertha BSC Berlin. However, he could not enforce properly and after a mid- series, he returned in January 2007 to Sweden to Helsingborgs IF back.

In his new employer Andersson developed in the 2008 to a regular goalscorer and took in the internal association scorer with nine goals this season behind Henrik Larsson the second place. He helped the club to fourth place in the league and thus qualified for the Royal League and the first qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League 2009/10.

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