Christoffer Dahl

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Christoffer Dahl
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-01-08) 8 January 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Vikersund, Norway
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Vikersund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–2003 KFUM Oslo
2003–2006 Lyn 34 (0)
2006 Manglerud Star (loan) 16 (0)
2007–2011 KFUM Oslo
2012 Hønefoss 14 (1)
National team
Norway U21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2010

Christoffer Dahl (born 8 January 1984) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for KFUM Oslo. Dahl has played for both Lyn and Hønefoss BK in Tippeligaen.

He also plays futsal for Norwegian Futsal Premier League club KFUM-Kameratene Oslo Futsal.[1]

Career[edit]

He started his career in Vikersund before moving to Oslo, and joining KFUM Oslo. He was transferred to Lyn ahead of the 2003 season, where he made his Tippeligaen debut against Viking in a 3–3 draw on 25 May 2003.[2] He was loaned out to Norwegian First Division club Manglerud Star for 16 matches in 2006.

In 2006, he announced that he was retiring from elite football, due to lack of motivation. He decided to start teaching education, and play football for his former club KFUM Oslo, then in the Norwegian Third Division.[3] The team was later promoted to the Second Division.

After playing five seasons for KFUM, he joined the newly promoted Tippeligaen side Hønefoss ahead of the 2012 season. After a half season at the club, he once again decide to step down professional football and rejoined KFUM. He played 14 matches for the club in Tippeligaen, and scored the winning goal in the 16 May match against Rosenborg on Lerkendal Stadion.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Norwegian priest, Per Arne Dahl, who was nominated as the successor of Oslo bishop, Gunnar Stålsett, but lost to Ole Christian Kvarme.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wedervang, Mats (6 July 2010). "Tøff UEFA-trekning for KFUM". TV 2 Sporten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Christoffer Dahl" (in Norwegian). Lyn Fotball. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Skjervold, Helle (2 November 2006). "Lyn-talent gir seg". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Gir seg i HBK" (in Norwegian). Ringerikes Blad. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012.