Andreas Morisbak

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Andreas Morisbak
Personal information
Full name Andreas Morisbak
Place of birth Vefsn, Norway
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Børsa
Orkanger
1960–1971 Lyn 160 (3)
National team
1968–1969 Norway 3 (0)
Teams managed
1972–1974 Lyn
1983 Viking
1987–1988 Norway (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Andreas Morisbak (born 19 May 1940) is a former Norwegian football defender and midfielder, most notable from his time playing for FK Lyn in the 1960s. He is the father of the footballer Sven Morisbak

Career[edit]

He was born in Vefsn, and moved to Børsa, where he played for the clubs Børsa and Orkanger IF. Morisbak played for FK Lyn from 1960 to 1971, where he played 221 matches and scored 5 goals.[1] He captained the team that won the Double in 1968.

Morisbak was capped 3 times for Norway national football team in 1968 and 1969.[2]

He was the head coach of Lyn from 1972 to 1974 and had a short spell as head coach at Viking FK in 1983. From 1987 to 1988, when Tord Grip was manager of the Norway national football team, Morisbak was appointed assistant manager.

He studied at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, where he took a graduate, and has been employed at Football Association of Norway, managing the national youth teams, as well as being in overall charge of youth development from 1975 to 2006.[3]

Honours[edit]

As player[edit]

FK Lyn

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile at lynfotball.net" (in Norwegian). FK Lyn. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Søfting, Thomas. "Landslaget" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Head interest in job from idrett.speaker.no