He posted the following picture on Twitter, accompanied by the caption: "We are Zweden".
The result meant Andersson's men booked their place at the World Cup in Russian Federation having won the first-leg 1-0.
'This is incredible! This player [Ibrahimovic] has just stopped to play with Sweden one year and a half ago and we are still here talking about him, ' Andersson said.
The 36-year-old walked away from the national team after a disappointing group stage exit at Euro 2016, ending an global career that saw him score 62 goals, many of them spectacular, in 116 matches for his country.
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The Manchester United striker has not played for Sweden since their exit at Euro 2016 Group Stage in France and has been unable to play at all since a career-threatening knee injury while playing in the Europa League last season.
"Zlatan is, as I expressed it, our greatest player of all time, a fantastic athlete in every way, but he has chosen not to take part", he told a news conference in Milan on Tuesday.
Andersson, however, was quick to dismiss talk of a sensational return for the 36-year-old.
On the match itself at San Siro, Andersson added: "What I wanted to say was that this was the demonstration that our collective acted like this during the whole length of the play-offs".
Unsurprisingly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic found himself centre stage after the match despite not playing any part in the qualification campaign, largely because he retired from worldwide football over a year ago.