FC Korsholm

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FC Korsholm
FC Korsholm.png
Full name FC Korsholm
Nickname(s) Korsholm
Founded 1998
Ground Botniahalli, Sepänkylän keskusurheilukenttä
Korsholm (Mustasaari)
Finland
Chairman Finland Calle Berg
Coach Finland Jouni Väkeväinen
League Kolmonen

FC Korsholm is a football club from Korsholm (Mustasaari), the municipality that surrounds the city of Vaasa, in Finland. The club was formed in 1998 and their home ground is at the Botniahalli, Sepänkylän keskusurheilukenttä. The men's first team currently plays in the Kolmonen (Third Division). The Chairman of FC Korsholm is Calle Berg.

Background[edit]

FC Korsholm was founded in 1998 with the concept of enabling the promising young players of Korsholm to have the opportunity to develop their football potential as a team and as individuals in their own local club. They were very fortunate to begin their initiative at a high level in the Kakkonen by taking over IF Hoppet, a team from Helsingby, Korsholm. Who used to play their home games at "Gryton".

FC Korsholm has played 2 seasons in the Ykkönen (First Division), the second tier of Finnish football in the period 2002 to 2003. They also have had eight spells in the third tier, the Kakkonen (Second Division), from 1998 to 2001, 2004 to 2006 and in 2010.[1]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
1998 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) West Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 9th
1999 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 4th
2000 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 3rd
2001 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 1st Promoted
2002 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 9th Relegation Group – Play-Offs
2003 Tier 2 Ykkönen (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 14th Relegated
2004 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 7th
2005 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 8th
2006 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group C Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2007 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Central Ostrobothnia and Vaasa (SPL Vaasa) 4th
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Central Ostrobothnia and Vaasa (SPL Vaasa) 2nd Autumn – 3rd
2009 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Central Ostrobothnia and Vaasa (SPL Vaasa) 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group C Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 14th Relegated
2011 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Central Ostrobothnia and Vaasa (SPL Vaasa) 2nd

Club Structure[edit]

FC Korsholm runs 2 men's teams and 1 veteran’s side, the Old Boys. The club does not currently have a junior section.

2010 season[edit]

FC Korsholm Men's Team were competing in Group C (Lohko C) of the Kakkonen administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto) . This is the third highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009 Korsholm finished in first position in their Kolmonen (Third Division) section and were promoted to the Kakkonen.

FC Korsholm Young Boys are participating in the Vitonen (Fifth Division) section administered by the Vaasa SPL.

Squad for the 2011 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
12 Finland GK Jonne "bulan" Väkeväinen
1 Finland GK Ville Rintala
7 Finland DF Miikka Virta
9 Finland DF Michael Lahtinen
6 Finland DF Jukka Lankinen
15 Finland DF Atte Kotilainen
4 United States DF Emil Furcht
14 Finland DF Ville Pränny
16 United States MF Reid Baker
21 Finland MF Anton Salminen
No. Position Player
19 Finland MF Marko Suoste
18 Finland MF Abdulfatah Mahdi
2 Serbia MF Zoran Peic
3 Finland MF Akseli Juslin
24 Finland MF Emil Gullblom
8 Finland FW Awat Azarakhsh
69 United States FW Philip Menezes
11 Finland FW Khaled Ahmedi
13 Finland FW Topi Tuomiaho
17 United States FW Michael Jordan

References and sources[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland – Divisional Movements 1930–2009". RSSSF Archives. 2010. Retrieved 07.05.2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)