Mika Ojala

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Mika Ojala
Personal information
Full name Mika Ojala
Date of birth (1988-06-21) 21 June 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Paimio, Finland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, Winger
Club information
Current team
BK Häcken
Number 18
Youth career
-2004 Paimion Haka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006-2012 FC Inter Turku 175 (53)
2013 Häcken 20 (0)
2014- FC Inter Turku 0 (0)
National team
2007-2010 Finland U-21 17 (2)
2010- Finland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 September 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2013

Mika Ojala (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈmikɑ ˈojɑlɑ]; born 21 June 1988 in Paimio, Finland) is a professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Veikkausliiga side FC Inter Turku.

Club career[edit]

On 17 November 2008 Ojala joined the Dutch club Heerenveen for a one-week-trial together with Wilhelm Ingves from IFK Mariehamn.[1] He visited FC Zürich in 2006.

On 9 November 2012, after his contract with Inter had expired, it was announced that Ojala had signed a three-year contract with Swedish topflight club BK Häcken, joining with compatriot Kari Arkivuo.[2]

International career[edit]

Ojala was selected in the Finnish national squad by Stuart Baxter in August 2008. He was also a member of the U-21 squad that reached the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. Ojala made his national team debut on 18 January 2010 as he came from the bench to replace Roni Porokara in friendly match against South Korea at Málaga, Spain where Finland had winter training camp.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 28 January 2013[4]
Finland national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 1 0
2011 1 0
2012 3 0
2013 1 0
Total 6 0

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