Stuart Baxter plans to sign a contract extension with Finland and will not be interested in the Sweden job when it becomes available.
Striker Shinji Okazaki scored two clinical first-half goals to spark Japan to a 5-1 home win over Finland in a World Cup qualifying warm-up on Wednesday.
Roy Hodgson quit his role in charge of the Finland national team to take up a job working alongside Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti, the British coach said on Friday.
Striker Hugo Almeida will miss Portugal's final Euro 2008 qualifier against Finland on Wednesday through injury.
Striker Mikael Forssell will miss Finland's Euro 2008 qualifier against Kazakhstan in Tampere on Wednesday because of a calf injury, a Finnish Football Association spokesman told Reuters on the eve of the match.
Premiership referee Graham Poll has confirmed his retirement.
Finland coach Roy Hodgson named a 26-man squad on Thursday for a Euro 2008 qualifier against Azerbaijan on March 28 in Baku.
Finland coach Roy Hodgson named a 22-man squad on Thursday for Euro 2008 qualifying round game against Armenia on next week in Helsinki.
Moscow-born Finland striker Alexei Eremenko says he feels more Russian than Finnish and regrets playing for the Nordic country.
Finland have signed an agreement with Roy Hodgson to begin his job as national team coach immediately instead of in August as previously announced.