Sandvikens IF tour to Africa 1958

Note: results in Angola are unconfirmed.

22- 5-1958 Sport Luanda e Benfica  1-1  Sandvikens IF

24- 5-1958 FC Luanda  2-1  Sandvikens IF
             [Sandvikens: Stig Olsson (Per-Olof Olofsson), Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg, Roland Gr÷nberg,
                          Mats Larsson, Lars Eriksson, Bengt Ístblom, Bertil Lundberg, Ove Lindholm,
                          Curt Andersson, N.N., N.N.; other 2nd half subs: Sven Bergsten, Fred Ekl÷f,
                          Reidar Lannemo.]

25- 5-1958 Catumbela combined  2-3  Sandvikens IF
             [Sandvikens: Per-Olof Olofsson, Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg, Sven Bergsten, Mats Larsson,
                          Fred Ekl÷f, Lennart Andersson, Lars Eriksson, Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson, N.N.]
             [note: opponent also reported as Benguela combined.]

28- 5-1958 FC Luanda  1-3  Sandvikens IF   [HT 0-2]
             [goals Sandvikens: Bertil Lundberg x3]

 1- 6-1958 Nova Lisboa combined  1-4  Sandvikens IF

 4- 6-1958 Sporting de Luanda  1-3  Sandvikens IF
             [date possibly 5- 6-1958; att: 3000]
             [Note: one source suggested that Sandvikens beat a team named Sporting by 6-0.]

 8- 6-1958 Clube Ferrovißrio  4-1 Sandvikens IF   [HT 2-0]
             [Garrido 29' 44' 63' 87' / Lars Eriksson 62']
             [Campo Engenheiro Freitas e Costa, Lourenšo Marques]
             [Ferrovißrio: Ac˙rsio; EncarnašŃo, Perico; Castela, Pontes, I.Silva;
                           Teixeira, Garrido, Pires, Amerali, L.Tavares.]
             [Sandvikens: Stig Olsson (Per-Olof Olofsson 46'); Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg; Sven Bergsten,
                          Mats Larsson, Fred Ekl÷f; ┼ke Persson, Bertil Lundberg, Lars Eriksson,
                          Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson.]
             [Referee: Alfredo Viegas.]

10- 6-1958 Lourenšo Marques combined  4-2  Sandvikens IF   [HT 2-1]
             [C.Sousa ~5' 41', Salvador 67', Damune 87' / Lars Eriksson 21', [substitute] 72']
             [Campo Engenheiro Freitas e Costa, Lourenšo Marques]
             [LM: ArmÚnio [Alto MaÚ]; Nuno [Benfica], Perico [Ferrovißrio]; EusÚbio [Alto MaÚ], Sales [1o de Maio],
                  Hilßrio [Sporting]; Xavier [Benfica], Salvado [Alto MaÚ], C.Sousa [Sporting],
                  Albasini [Ferrovißrio], Cremildo [1o de Maio] (Damune [AtlÚtico] 46').]
             [Sandvikens: Per-Olof Olofsson; Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg; Sven Bergsten, Mats Larsson, Fred Ekl÷f;
                          ┼ke Persson, Bertil Lundberg, Lars Eriksson, Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson.  Subs unknown.]
             [Referee: Amadeu Correia.]
             [Note: the Lourenšo Marques combined team did not include players from Grupo Desportivo
                    which was in Europe at the time.]

14- 6-1958 Ajax (Amsterdam)  2-2  Sandvikens IF   [HT 1-1]
             [Wim Bleyenberg 26' 54' / Bertil Lundberg 7' pen 59']
             [Rand Stadium, Johannesburg; att 14000]
             [Ajax: Eddy Pieters Graafland; Ger van Mourik [c], Cor Geelhuizen; Ad Visser, Wim Anderiesen,
                    Bennie Muller; Loek den Edel, Piet van der Kuil, Piet Ouderland, Willy Schmidt, Wim Bleyenberg.]
             [Sandvikens: Stig Olsson; Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg; Reidar Lannemo, Fred Ekl÷f, Roland Gr÷nberg;
                          ┼ke Persson, Bertil Lundberg, Lennart Andersson, Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson.]
             [Referee: W.Rautenbach.]
             [Notes: a South African source reported the second Ajax scorer as Den Edel.
                     This was reportedly the first ever match between two overseas teams in South Africa.
                     A cup was donated for the game by Mr G÷sta Landstr÷m (a Swedish resident of Benoni)
                     but it is unclear which team received it.]

18- 6-1958 Mashonaland Invitation XI  4-0  Sandvikens IF   [HT 2-0]
             [Lionel Donaldson 22', Charlie Cravetti x3]
             [Raylton Stadium, Salisbury; att: 1000]
             [Mashonaland: Ben Kedda; Bryington, Prentice; Roy Coop, Jacobitz, Cecil Law;
                           Lionel Donaldson, Jack Scott, Alec Thomas, Charlie Cravetti, Walker.]
             [Sandvikens: Stig Olsson (GK), Curt Andersson, others missing.]

21- 6-1958 Sport Lisboa e Beira  1-6  Sandvikens IF   [HT 0-4]
             [Nascimento 66' / ┼ke Persson 15' 38', Bertil Lundberg ~25' 63', Bengt Ístblom 42', Curt Andersson 55']
             [Campo do SLB, Beira]
             [SLB: Comitis; Armando, Silvio; Sophos, Oliveira, Coutinho; Morgado, Silva,
                   Cunha, Nascimento, Maia.  Subs used: Ernesto, Cruz, Malaquias.]
             [Sandvikens: Per-Olof Olofsson; Curt Cahlman, Mats Larsson; Sune ┼sberg, Roland Gr÷nberg, Fred Ekl÷f;
                          Bengt Ístblom, ┼ke Persson, Bertil Lundberg, Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson.]
             [Referee: J.Rodrigues.]

22- 6-1958 Beira combined  0-1  Sandvikens IF   [HT 0-1]
             [Lennart Andersson 17']
             [Campo do SLB, Beira]
             [Beira: Comitis; Machado, Almiro, Fragateiro; Cardoso, Acßcio;
                     Cruz (C.Moreira), Nicolau, Viana, NegrŃo (EugÚnio), Amiel.]
             [Sandvikens: Per-Olof Olofsson; Curt Cahlman, Mats Larsson, Sune ┼sberg; Reidar Lannemo, Roland Gr÷nberg;
                          ┼ke Persson, Bengt Ístblom, Lennart Andersson (Ove Lindholm), Bertil Lundberg, Curt Andersson.]
             [Referee: M.Matos.]

24- 6-1958 Katanga  3-2  Sandvikens IF   [HT 3-1]
             [Kabamba 8' pen 26' 39' / Bertil Lundberg 44', ┼ke Persson 84']
             [Stade de la Victoire, ╔lisabethville; att: 7000]
             [Katanga: Wasterlain [╔lisabethville]; F.Meinertzhagen [Jadotville] [c] (Annicq [╔lisabethville] ~80'),
                       Mukadi [Jadotville]; Alphonse Mulungi [╔lisabethville], Ngombe [╔lisabethville], Teixeira [╔lisabethville];
                       Mwaba [╔lisabethville] (Mutombo [╔lisabethville] 46'), P.Mavronicolas [Jadotville],
                       Kabamba [Jadotville], Mbuyu [╔lisabethville], Weyers [╔lisabethville].]
             [Sandvikens: Stig Olsson; Curt Cahlman, Sune ┼sberg; Reidar Lannemo, Bertil Lundberg, Fred Ekl÷f;
                          Bengt Ístblom, ┼ke Persson, Lennart Andersson, Ove Lindholm, Curt Andersson.]
             [Referee: Georges.]
             [Notes: this was reportedly the first time that Katanga had defeated a visiting European team.
                     A trophy, the 'Coupe Atlas-Copco', was donated for the match.]


Sandvikens squad
 Officials: T.Brandt (director), F.Sundberg (secretary)
 Manager: Y.Berglund
 Coach: Antonio Durßn (Spain)
 Players:
  GK: Stig Olsson, Per-Olof Olofsson
  FB: Curt Cahlman, Mats Larsson, Sune ┼sberg
  HB: Sven Bergsten, Reidar Lannemo, Fred Ekl÷f, Roland Gr÷nberg
  FW: Bengt Ístblom, ┼ke Persson, Lars Eriksson, Lennart Andersson, Curt Andersson, Bertil Lundberg, Ove Lindholm




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Sources included: Rand Daily Mail (Johannesburg), Sunday Times (Johannesburg), NotÝcias (Lourenšo Marques), Rhodesia Herald (Salisbury), L'Essor du Congo (╔lisabethville)

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Authors: Írjan Hansson and Neil Morrison
Last updated: 2 Feb 2017

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