Cato Hansen

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Cato Hansen
Cato Hansen.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-05-26) 26 May 1988 (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Bryne, Norway
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Egersund
Number 14
Youth career
1999–2007 Bryne
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Bryne[1] 44 (10)
2009–2011 Brann[1] 23 (0)
2009 Løv-Ham (loan) 9 (6)
2011–2012 Sogndal 20 (0)
2012–2014 Sandefjord 52 (9)
2015– Egersund 23 (8)
National team
2008–2009 Norway U-21[2] 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 April 2009

Cato Hansen (born 26 May 1988) is a Norwegian football striker that currently plays for Egersund. He came to Brann from Bryne before the 2009 season.[3] At Bryne, he played 45 times, scoring 10 goals in the Norwegian First Division.[1]

On 7 August 2009, Hansen was loaned out to the first division club Løv-Ham for the remainder of the season.[4]

On 29 March 2012, Hansen signed for Sandefjord.

Hansen has also played 8 games for the Norway national under-21 football team.[2] He is the son of former Norway international footballer Hugo Hansen and his sister, Hege, plays as a striker for the Toppserien club Arna-Bjørnar, as well as being capped for Norway women's national football team.

Despite having played 43 matches in the Tippeligaen as a striker, Hansen has never scored a goal.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006 Bryne Adeccoligaen 4 0 0 0 4 0
2007 14 5 1 1 15 6
2008 26 5 0 0 26 5
2009 Brann Tippeligaen 6 0 4 2 10 2
2009 Løv-Ham Adeccoligaen 9 6 0 0 9 6
2010 Brann Tippeligaen 17 0 2 1 19 1
2011 Sogndal 20 0 4 2 24 2
2012 Sandefjord Adeccoligaen 29 8 2 0 31 8
2013 19 1 1 0 20 1
2014 1. Divisjon 4 0 0 0 4 0
2015 Egersund 2. Divisjon 23 8 1 0 23 8
Career Total 171 33 15 6 186 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Cato Hansen". Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk (in Norwegian). Bergensavisen. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b http://www.fotball.no/histstat.ASP?WCI=wiPerson&personid=761861[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Cato Hansen klar for Brann" (in Norwegian). brann.no. 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2009-02-28. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Cato Hansen til Løv-Ham" (in Norwegian). ba.no. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

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