Malmö keeps important duo
The ambitious Swedish League club HK Malmö has extended the contracts with Fredrik Lindahl and Fredrik Petersen.
The Swedish League club HK Malmö keeps an important duo. Both the Swedish left wing Fredrik Petersen and the Swedish right back Fredrik Lindahl have extended their contracts with 2 years to the summer of 2020. Both players are very experienced.
The former Swedish national player Fredrik Petersen has had a long career abroad. The 34-year-old left wing began his senior career in the Swedish League club Ystads IF. In 2006 he joined the Danish top club GOG Svendborg TGI (now GOG). When the club came in financial problems, he moved to the League rivals Bjerringbro-Silkeborg in 2010. In the 2012/13 he won the Champions League with HSV Hamburg before joining the League rivals Füchse Berlin in 2013. In 2015 he returned to Sweden to HK Malmö. He has played 157 caps and scored 430 goals for the Swedish national team, with whom he won silver at the Olympics 2012 in London.
The 34-year-old Swedish left-hander Fredrik Lindahl has also played abroad. He began his senior career in the Swedish League club Redbergslids IK, before joining the Danish top club FCK Håndbold in 2006. Here, he won the Danish Championship and participated in the Champions League. In 2010 he returned to Sweden to HK Malmö. The experienced right back, who earlier in his career was a winger, has played 58 caps and scored 107 goals for the Swedish national team, with whom he participated in the European Championship 2008 in Norway.
HK Malmö participates in this seasons EHF Cup, where the club in the 3rd round faces the former club of Fredrik Petersen, Danish Bjerringbro-Silkeborg.