Indro Olumets

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Indro Olumets
Personal information
Full name Indro Olumets
Date of birth (1971-04-10) 10 April 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Tartu, Estonia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nõmme Kalju
Number 7
Youth career
1987–1989 FC Flora Tallinn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989 SK Sport 31 (2)
1990–1995 FC Flora Tallinn 121 (41)
1996 Lelle SK 6 (2)
1996–1998 Sadam Tallinn ? (?)
1999–2003 FC Levadia Tallinn 101 (25)
2004 FC TVMK Tallinn 12 (1)
2005– Nõmme Kalju 3 (0)
National team
1991–1996 Estonia 32 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 November 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2008

Indro Olumets (born 10 April 1971 in Tartu) is a former Estonian footballer who played as an offensive-minded midfielder. His last years of playing professional football were in the Estonian Meistriliiga side Nõmme Kalju. After that he played for an amateur team, JK Kaitseliit Kalev for two years until ending his career as a footballer in 2011.

He has also played for major Estonian clubs such as Flora Tallinn, Tallinna Sadam, Levadia Tallinn and TVMK Tallinn.

Player qualities[edit]

He is known for his excellent passing skills, positioning and instinct for finding strikers. Thanks to these, he has a lot of assists to his name. He played a big role in Kalju's 2005 season, when the club won promotion to Esiliiga. Olumets is considered to be one of the most technical Estonian players ever.

International career[edit]

Olumets has represented the Estonia national football team 32 times and scored 2 goals, both in the 1992 Baltic Cup.[1] He earned his first official cap at the age of 21 on 3 June 1992, when Estonia played Slovenia in a friendly match.

Coaching career[edit]

Having retired from professional football, he is now the coach of one of the many Nõmme Kalju[2] youth teams.[3]

His coaching career started when he was still an active professional player, when he became the coach for a Nõmme Kalju youngsters team and the Kalju reserve team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1992 in Estonian football
  2. ^ Nõmme Kalju website
  3. ^ Nõmme Kalju 04-07 website