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|Date of birth||26 December 1971|
|Place of birth||Oulu, Finland|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1994||→ TPS (loan)||6||(2)|
|2003–2005||1. FC Kaiserslautern||28||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Mika Nurmela (born 26 December 1971) is a Finnish footballer who played as a midfielder. He is currently the Sporting director of Finnish Ykkönen club AC Oulu. His son Anselmi Nurmela is also a professional footballer.
Nurmela was capped 71 times for the Finnish national team, scoring four goals. He ended his international career in January 2008.
- Finnish Cup: 1994, 2006
|1.||6 September 2003||Shafa Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan||Azerbaijan||1–2||Win||Euro 2004 qualifying|
|2.||19 November 2003||Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Alajuela, Costa Rica||Costa Rica||2–1||Loss||Friendly|
|3.||18 March 2005||Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam, Saudi Arabia||Saudi Arabia||1–4||Win||Friendly|
|4.||15 November 2006||FinnAir Stadium, Helsinki, Finland||Armenia||1–0||Win||Euro 2008 qualifying|
|Correct as of 13 January 2017|
- "Nurmela, Mika" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 3 October 2012.
- Football PLAYER: Mika Nurmela