Niko Kukka

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Niko Kukka
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-30) 30 September 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Youth career
–2006 HJK Helsinki
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Klubi-04 43 (4)
2007 FC Honka 6 (0)
2007 Atlantis FC (loan) 1 (0)
2008–2010 AC Oulu 69 (5)
2011–2012 MYPA 36 (7)
2013 IFK Mariehamn 19 (1)
2014– PK-35 0 (0)
National team
Finland youth 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 May 2012.

Niko Kukka (born 30 September 1987) is a Finnish professional football defender who currently plays for the Veikkausliiga side MYPA in Finland.

Kukka started his footballing career at local HJK, but never got past its reserves. He was signed by rivals FC Honka for the 2007 season, but as he only managed to play a handful of games for the Espoo based club, he was loaned out to Ykkönen side Atlantis FC for the rest of the season.[1]

After leaving FC Honka in 2008, Kukka joined AC Oulu and played a crucial part for the team as they won the promotion to Veikkausliiga for the 2009 season. After being a first choice left back for Oulu for three years, Kukka decided to join MYPA. On 17 November 2010, he signed a one-year deal with the club.[2]