Assi IF

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Assi IF
Assi IF.png
Full name Assi Idrottsförening
Founded 1968
Ground Billerud Arena,
Risögrund,
Sweden
Chairman Lennart Vikström
Coach Ingvar Gälman
Karl-Göran Lindbäck
Olov Nordgren (GK)
League Division 2 Norrland
2012 Division 2 Norrland, 8th
Website Club home page

Assi IF are a Swedish football team, located in Risögrund, Kalix Municipality, Norrbotten County, currently playing in Division 2 Norrland.

Background[edit]

Assi IF is a club that dates back to 1915. The current club was established in 1968 when Karlsborgs IK and Risöns AIS merged under the influence of the AB Statens Skogsindustrier.[1] The men's team has played in the lower divisions of the Swedish football league system in Divisions 2, 3, 4 and 5. The club's most successful period was in the late 1990s when they spent 3 seasons in Division 2 in 1996, 1998 and 1999. The women's soccer team played in the Swedish top division in 1979.[2]

The club has made considerable development in recent years and is now the largest in Eastern Norrbotten with 800 members of whom around 350 are active. The club run a large number of teams many of which face log trips for competitive matches.

The club won the Midnattsolscupen (Midnight Sun Cup) in 1991, 1995 and 1999.

The club is affiliated to the Norrbottens Fotbollförbund.[3]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
1993 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 2nd
1994 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 1st Promoted
1995 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Norrland 1st Promoted
1996 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 10th Relegated
1997 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Norrland 1st Promoted
1998 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 9th
1999 Tier 3 Division 2 Norrland 10th Relegated
2000 Tier 4 Division 3 Norra Norrland 12th Relegated
2001 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 3rd
2002 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 9th Relegated
2003 Tier 6 Division 5 Norrbotten Mellersta 1st Promoted
2004 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 3rd
2005 Tier 5 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 3rd
2006* Tier 6 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 2nd
2007 Tier 6 Division 4 Norrbotten Norra 2nd Promoted
2008 Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Norrland 8th
2009 Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Norrland 9th
2010 Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Norrland 4th
2011 Tier 5 Division 3 Norra Norrland 1st Promoted
2012 Tier 4 Division 2 Norrland 8th
2013 Tier 4 Division 2 Norrland

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new tier being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [4]

Current Squad for the 2013 Season[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 Sweden GK Tomas Adell
2 Sweden MF Adam Nordgren
3 Sweden DF Marcus Kangasma
4 Sweden MF Robin Parviainen
5 Sweden DF Simon Gustafsson
6 Sweden FW Johan Nyberg
7 Sweden DF Herman Nilsson
9 Sweden FW Mattias Nilsson
10 Sweden DF Jakob Josefsson
11 Sweden MF Robin Gälman
13 Sweden DF Lars Juntti
14 Finland MF Juoni Talvensaari
No. Position Player
15 Sweden DF Glenn Edvartsen
16 Sweden DF Johan Vikström
17 Sweden DF Andreas Nilsson
18 Finland DF Janne Turpeenniemi
19 Sweden MF Erik Juntti
20 Sweden FW Andreas Liakka
21 Finland DF Jussi-Esko Berg
22 Sweden MF Jacob Resin
24 Spain MF Yemel Aisa Mohand
25 Sweden FW Samuel Wiklund
32 Sweden GK Jens Resin
90 Sweden GK John Johansson

[5]

Staff and board members[edit]

  • Sweden Lennart Vikström - President
  • Sweden Ingela Resin - Secretary
  • Sweden Soren Hahto – Treasurer
  • Sweden Bertil Johansson - Director

External links[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Om föreningen" (in Swedish). Assi IF. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Jimmy Lindahl (2004). "Maratontabell för högsta damserien 1978-2003" (PDF) (in Swedish). Bolletinen. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Norrbottens Fotbollförbund - Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  4. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - Assi IF". Retrieved 02.09.2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Truppen Assi IF Herrar". Retrieved 02.09.2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)