JIPPO

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JIPPO
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Full name JIPPO Joensuu
Founded 2001
Ground Keskusurheilukenttä, Joensuu
Ground Capacity 2,000
Chairman Jaakko Hirvonen
Manager Finland Mika Lähderinne
League Ykkönen
2013 Ykkönen, 8th
Joensuun Keskuskenttä

JIPPO is a Finnish football club, based in Joensuu. It plays in the Ykkönen, the second highest level of Finnish football. Jarmo Korhonen replaced Mark Dziadulewicz as the club's manager after 2010 season. Jippo plays its home matches at Joensuun keskuskenttä.

JIPPO was formed in 2001 after the merger of JiiPee and Ratanat - both playing in the Kakkonen (third level), the division JIPPO played its first four seasons from 2002 to 2005. The team was promoted to Ykkönen for the season 2006 after winning the eastern group of Kakkonen and beating Klubi-04 2-1 on aggregate in the promotion playoff. Arpad Mester scored the winner goal.

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Nathan Stockie
2 Finland DF Topi Sormunen
5 Finland DF Jonni Heikkinen
6 Finland DF Jens Harju
7 Finland MF Juuso Aalto
8 Canada FW Jamar Dixon
9 Finland MF Immo Eronen
10 Finland MF Saku Kvist
12 Finland GK Jussi Nevalainen
13 Finland DF Joni Rissanen
No. Position Player
14 Finland FW Petteri Rönkkö
16 Finland MF Samu Suoraniemi
17 United States FW Miles Byass
19 Finland MF Teemu Hallikainen
20 Finland MF Antti Åke
21 Finland DF Roope Keskitalo
26 Finland FW Toni Tahvanainen
27 Finland DF Johannes Mononen
28 Finland DF Jan Berg

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