Stockholm — Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been picked for
Sweden's provisional squad for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
The Swedish football federation announced a 35-man squad on
Wednesday, which will be trimmed to 22 for Rio where Sweden plays Nigeria,
Colombia and Japan in Group B.
Sweden's under-21 boss Hakan Ericson, who manages the
Olympic football team, says the chances that Ibrahimovic will be part of the
final squad are "not so great but there is still a hope."
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The 34-year-old Ibrahimovic, currently playing for Sweden in
the European Championship, is one of three players over 21 allowed for the
Ibrahimovic left Paris Saint-Germain after scoring a
career-high 38 league goals this season and is widely expected to join
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