Gerhardsson to replace Sundhage as Sweden women's coach

STOCKHOLM (AP) " The Swedish soccer association says Peter Gerhardsson will replace Pia Sundhage as coach of the women's national team after next year's European Championship.

The 57-year-old Gerhardsson has coached Hacken in Sweden's men's league since 2007.

Sundhage led Sweden to a silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. She coached the United States women's team from 2007-12.

The women's European Championship will be held in the Netherlands in July and August.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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