Juha Hakola

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Juha Hakola
Personal information
Full name Juha Pekka Hakola
Date of birth (1987-10-27) 27 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Espoo, Finland
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Kuopion Palloseura
Number 7
Youth career
−2006 HJK Helsinki
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Klubi 04 2 (0)
2007–2009 Flora 65 (25)
2009–2010 Heracles 32 (1)
2010–2011 Willem II 17 (3)
2011–2013 Ferencváros 26 (3)
2013 KuPS 8 (3)
2014 Aris Limassol 11 (1)
2014– KuPS 35 (5)
National team
2007–2008 Finland U21 8 (0)
2007–2009 Finland U23 1 (0)
2009– Finland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 February 2009

Juha Pekka Hakola (born 27 October 1987) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a winger for KuPS.

Club career[edit]

Hakola played two seasons for FC Flora Tallinn. Hakola was named the Meistriliiga Footballer of the Year for his performances for Flora in 2007. In 2007, he also went on trial with RCD Espanyol. On 30 December it was announced that Hakola signed a 1.5 year contract with Heracles Almelo in the Dutch Eredivisie.[2] He made his league debut for the new team on 17 January 2009 against ADO Den Haag. Hakola scored his first goal in Eredivisie from a freekick on 19 April 2009 against NAC Breda.

On 25 June 2010 Hakola signed a 2+1 year contract with Willem II.[3] Next summer however, following Willem's relegation from Eredivisie, Hakola left the club and signed a two-year contract with Ferencváros in Hungary.

In 2013, he had a brief stint in his home country, playing for KuPS. Next year, Hakola signed a contract with Aris Limassol.

International career[edit]

Hakola was nominated for the Finland national football team on 5 February 2009[4] for a friendly international match with Portugal, he entered as a substitute late in the game. He had been a member of the under 21 national team, and also has one cap for the under 23 team.





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Preceded by
Marek Lemsalu
Meistriliiga Footballer of
the Season

Succeeded by
Martin Vunk