Pekka Sihvola

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Pekka Sihvola
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Pekka Sihvola playing for HIFK in 2015
Personal information
Full name Pekka Sihvola
Date of birth (1984-04-22) 22 April 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 FC Jokerit 4 (0)
2004 Klubi-04 ? (18)
2005 PK-35 ? (5)
2006 FC Honka 5 (0)
2006–2009 FC Hämeenlinna 59 (37)
2008 FC Viikingit (loan) 7 (4)
2010 FC Lahti 17 (2)
2011 FC Haka 33 (9)
2012–2014 MYPA 60 (26)
2015– HIFK 29 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2015.

Pekka Sihvola (born 22 April 1984) is a Finnish professional footballer currently playing for HIFK in the Veikkausliiga. He previously played for FC Honka, FC Hämeenlinna, FC Lahti, Haka and MyPa.

In 2004 Sihvola and fellow footballer from Hämeenlinna, Panu Autio, had a trial at C.D. La Serena playing at top level of Chilean football. They also trained with C.D. Magallanes playing in the third level. They would have been the first Finnish footballers ever to play in Chilean football league, but they were never given a professional contract and they both returned to Finland.

Sihvola is a striker with a keen eye for goal. In September 2012 Sihvola attracted world-wide fame for a training video posted online in which he scored a blindfolded Rabona penalty.[1]


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