Mika Nurmela

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Mika Nurmela
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-12-26) 26 December 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Oulu, Finland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 OLS 36 (4)
1990 RPallo 21 (6)
1991–1992 FC Haka 65 (8)
1993–1995 Malmö FF 31 (3)
1994TPS (loan) 6 (2)
1995–1999 BVO Emmen 122 (19)
1999–2003 SC Heerenveen 133 (26)
2003–2005 1. FC Kaiserslautern 28 (0)
2005 OLS 4 (0)
2005 HJK 7 (2)
2005–2006 Heracles Almelo 22 (2)
2006 AC Oulu 2 (1)
2006–2007 HJK 40 (4)
2006 RoPS 25 (1)
2009– AC Oulu 126 (21)
National team
1987 Finland U15 9 (1)
1988 Finland U16 8 (3)
1988–1989 Finland U17 11 (1)
1990 Finland U19 1 (0)
1991–1994 Finland U21 19 (1)
1992–2008 Finland 71 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mika Nurmela (born 26 December 1971, Oulu) is a Finnish footballer[1] who plays as a midfielder. He is currently the Sporting director of Finnish Ykkönen club AC Oulu.

International[edit]

Nurmela has been capped 71 times for the Finnish national team, scoring four goals. He ended his international career in January 2008.

Honours[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
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[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nurmela, Mika" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 3 October 2012.
  2. ^ Football PLAYER: Mika Nurmela