"From that perspective, I think he can contribute. Especially on the pitch, but also off the pitch," Andersson added.
Should Sweden make it all the way to next year's competition in Germany, Ibrahimovic could also beat the record set by Hungary's Gabor Kiraly, who played in the 2016 edition aged 40.
After Sweden failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup Zlatan said last year that he will "continue as long as I can," and he has said he is "panicking" at the prospect of retiring.
The three countries are all in the qualifying group F, together with Estonia and Austria, with the top two reaching the finals.