Saku Puhakainen

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Saku Puhakainen
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-01-14) 14 January 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth Lappeenranta, Finland
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992 Rakuunat ? (2)
1993–1994 Kultsu FC 43 (17)
1995 Kuusysi Lahti 25 (8)
1996–1999 TPS Turku 100 (30)
1997Aarhus Fremad (loan) 3 (1)
2000–2009 MyPa 257 (75)
2010– Kultsu FC 1 (2)
National team
1997 Finland 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 May 2010

Saku Puhakainen (born 14 January 1975) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a striker.

Since 2000 Puhakainen played for MyPa in the Finnish premier division, Veikkausliiga. His earlier clubs include FC Kuusysi and Turun Palloseura. He achieved the Veikkausliiga top scorer title in 2003. With MyPa he has won the Finnish Cup in 2004 and the Finnish championship in 2005. After being released from MYPA, he returned to Kultsu FC playing in third division.

Puhakainen played three times for Finland and scored twice under coach Richard Møller Nielsen in 1997.


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