Playing youth football until you become a senior is for several reasons preferable to already playing senior football as an 15 or 16 year. When that opportunity is not offered, it is important to find other solutions for the youth who want to continue playing football. This has been done by IFK Simrishamn together with Baskemölla IF.
IFK Simrishamn's 16 team, which consists of players born 03 and 04, will be offered A-team football for Baskemölla IF in the 6 division next season. In addition to Simrishamn's youth players, some players from IFK also join Simrishamn's current a-squad, which will form a senior backbone along with Baskemölla's current players. Coach for the "Simrisbaske team" will be Johan Hörberger, who already belongs to IFK Simrishamn's organization.
- The goal is for Baskemölla to become a top team in the six, says coach Johan Hörberger.
The idea is that the players who make progress in Baskemölla IF should be able to move to IFK Simrishamn's squad to feel the division 3 football there. Conversely, players who are not currently taking part in IFK Simrishamn's A squad should be able to join Baskemölla's A team. A kind of friendly farmer's team arrangement without written agreement.
- No, we do not enter into any agreements, more like a gentleman's agreement that both Baskemölla and we win, says IFK Simrishamn chairman Morgan Ristmägi.