Ullensaker/Kisa IL

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Ull/Kisa
Ullensaker Kisa IL.gif
Full name Ullensaker/Kisa Idrettslag
Nickname(s) Ull/Kisa, Kisa
Founded 15 December 1894
Ground UKI Arena
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Per Berg-Buan
Manager Tommy Berntsen
League 1. Divisjon
2014 1. Divisjon, 15th (relegated)

Ullensaker/Kisa IL is a Norwegian sports club from Jessheim in Ullensaker. Founded in 1894, it has sections for association football, team handball and athletics.

General history[edit]

The club was founded on 15 December 1894.[1] After the Second World War it incorporated the AIF club Ullensaker AIL, founded 1932.[2]

Ull/Kisa plays with a yellow shirt and green shorts. In football, this is completed with yellow stockings.

Athletics[edit]

The club has had some Norwegian champions, mostly within running events. An early medal winner was Svein Skolt, who took a national bronze medal in the steeplechase in 1951.[3] A few years later, Berit Dønnum took a double 800 metres title in 1962 and 1963.[4] Tove Dønnum took three straight high jump titles in 1961, 1962 and 1963—and Anne-Mette Olsen took a bronze in 1972.[5]

Thomas Roth became 800 metres champion in 2010 and took the bronze in 2009.[6] Roth also competed in the 2011 European Indoor Championships.[7] Tor-Erik Nyquist took three marathon silvers in 1995, 1996 and 1997 and a half marathon silver in 1999.[8][9]

Pål Berntzen became javelin champion in 1992.[10] The decathlete Jo Henning Hals-Nilssen took a national bronze in 1992.[11] The decathlete Tom Erik Olsen won a national silver medal in the hurdles in 1995. He later won several national titles for other clubs.[12] Inger Birgitte Reppe took a hurdles bronze in 1988.[13] Else Opsahl, Astrid Willersrud and Ragnhild Sundby won medals in shot put in the 1960s, and Runa Nordahl won a javelin bronze in 1975.[14][15][16]

Football[edit]

The men's football team currently plays in Adeccoligaen. They played in Norwegian Second Division from 1999, and their long-term goal was to win promotion to Adeccoligaen, which they achieved in 2011.

Its stadium, Jessheim stadion, is quite dilapidated. Therefore, the club is planning a new stadium that will take between 1000-5000 spectators.

In May 2009 Ull/Kisa performed well in the Norwegian Football Cup 2009, upsetting Sandefjord Fotball 1-0 in the second round. The goal was scored by Mats Jarnbjo in the 61st minute. In the third Vålerenga Fotball was too strong, as Ull/Kisa lost 3-5 at Ullevaal Stadion. Eirik Soltvedt scored all the goals of Ull/Kisa.

In the middle of the 2010 season Arne Erlandsen was appointet by Ull/Kisa as their new coach. He saved the club from relegation to Norwegian Third Division this autumn, and decided to sign for another year. 2011 was a remarkable year for both Arne Erlandsen and Ull/Kisa. The Jessheim-club promoted to Adeccoligaen for the first time in history. October 16, 2011 Ull/Kisa won 4-1 against Tiller IL, when Lørenskog IF at the same time played a 3-3 draw against KFUM Oslo, which meant that Ull/Kisa was five points ahead, with only one match left to play. The match against Tiller IL was the last game the club played at Jessheim Stadion.

Recent history[edit]

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2006 2. Divisjon 6 26 10 9 7 45 43 39 First round
2007 2. Divisjon 6 26 10 6 10 39 47 36 First round
2008 2. Divisjon 2 26 16 7 3 68 26 55 Third round
2009 2. Divisjon 10 26 8 4 14 49 53 28 Third round
2010 2. Divisjon 10 26 9 5 12 43 56 32 First round
2011 2. Divisjon promoted 1 26 14 9 3 59 38 51 First round Promoted to the 1. Divisjon
2012 1. Divisjon 6 30 14 2 14 45 39 44 Third round
2013 1. Divisjon 12 30 9 7 14 46 48 34 Third round
2014 1. Divisjon relegated 15 30 6 5 19 26 51 23 Third round Promoted to the 2. Divisjon

Current squad[edit]

As of August 26, 2012.

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

No. Position Player
1 Norway GK Alexander Vangen
2 Norway MF Markus Stensby
3 Denmark DF Rasmus Christiansen
4 Norway FW Thomas Lehne Olsen (on loan from Strømsgodset)
5 Norway DF Lars Ivar Slemdal
6 Norway MF Markus Furseth
7 Norway MF Lars Jørgen Mork
8 Norway MF Truls Jørstad
9 Norway FW Tore Andreas Gundersen
10 Nigeria MF Stanley Ihugba
11 Norway MF Morten Giæver
12 Norway GK Henrik Bakke
13 Norway MF Jonas Fjeldberg
14 Norway FW Shåresh Ahmadi
No. Position Player
15 Norway MF Joakim Holmedal
16 Norway MF Kristoffer Ødemarksbakken
17 Ghana MF Enock Kwakwa
18 Norway DF Edmir Asani
19 Norway DF John Anders Rise
20 Norway DF Simen Stensrud Blaker
21 Nigeria FW Ahmed Suleiman
22 Ivory Coast MF Mohamed Doumouya
23 Norway DF Pål Steffen Andresen
24 Norway FW Magnus Killingberg Nikolaisen
25 Norway DF Johan Kolbjørnsrud
26 Sweden MF Victor Adebahr
27 Norway FW Sivert Dæhlie

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2011–12.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Om Ullensaker/Kisa Idrettslag" (in Norwegian). Gul Index. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Thingsrud, Leif (1989). "Arbeideridrett i kamptid. Et tilbakeblikk på AIF i Akershus". Arbeiderbevegelsens Historielag i Akershus' Årbok (in Norwegian) (Lillestrøm: Arbeiderbevegelsens Historielag i Akershus) (2): 48–60. ISSN 0802-4537. 
  3. ^ "3000 meter Hinder/Steeplechase". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "800 meter". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Høyde/High jump". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "800 meter". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  7. ^ Thomas Roth profile at IAAF
  8. ^ "Maraton/Marathon". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Halv-maraton/Half-marathon". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Spyd/Javelin Throw". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  11. ^ "10-kamp/Decathlon". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  12. ^ "110 meter Hekk/Hurdles". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  13. ^ "100 meter Hekk/Hurdles". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  14. ^ "Kule/Shot put". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  15. ^ "Diskos/Discus throw". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  16. ^ "Spyd/Javelin throw". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 

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