Kai Nyyssönen

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Kai Nyyssönen
Kai Nyyssonen KuPS.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-06-10) 10 June 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Kuopio, Finland
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 KuPS 26 (5)
1992–1995 Haka 88 (13)
1995–1998 RWD Molenbeek 46 (6)
1998 Córdoba 22 (2)
1998–1999 Motherwell 3 (1)
1999–2001 Haka 76 (22)
2001–2002 Chania 8 (1)
2002 Hämeenlinna 2 (0)
2003–2004 PP-70 35 (9)
2004–2006 KuPS 12 (1)
Total 288 (57)
National team
1996–1997 Finland 2 (0)
Teams managed
2007–2009 KuPS
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kai Nyyssönen (born 10 June 1972) is a Finnish former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a striker. After retiring as a player, Nyyssönen became a football manager.

His elder brother is fellow player Harri Nyyssönen.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Kuopio, Nyyssönen played club football in Finland for KuPS, Haka, Hämeenlinna and PP-70, in Belgium for RWD Molenbeek, in Spain for Córdoba, in Scotland for Motherwell (where he scored once against Dundee United),[1] and in Greece for Chania.

He also earned two caps for Finland between 1996 and 1997.

Coaching career[edit]

Nyyssönen managed KuPS between 2007 and 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Motherwell 1 Dundee United 0". Sporting Life. 30 August 1998. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 

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