Someron Voima

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Someron Voima
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Full name Someron Voima
Nickname(s) SoVo
Founded 1932
Ground Someron urheilukenttä,
Somero
Finland
Chairman Finland Ismo Valve
Manager Finland Lasse Lind
League Kakkonen
2009 1st – Kolmonen (Turku and Ahvenanmaa)

Someron Voima (abbreviated SoVo) is a sports club from Somero in Finland. The club was formed in 1932 and their home ground is at the Someron urheilukenttä. The men's football first team currently plays in the Kakkonen (Second Division). The Chairman of SoVo is Timo Rannikko and Ismo Valve heads the Football Section.

Background[edit]

The club currently has sections covering football, volleyball, floorball, futsal, boxing, handball, athletics and keep-fit. There are also sections for Veterans, Youth and Women for whom various activities are organised.

SoVo has spent many seasons in the lower divisions of the Finnish football league but has been much more successful over the last decade. The club played 3 consecutive seasons in the Kakkonen (Second Division), the third tier of Finnish football from 2005 to 2007 and is now back at that level in 2010 following promotion from the Kolmonen at the end of the 2009 season.[1]

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
2003 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Turku and Åland Islands (SPL Turku) 1st Promoted
2004 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Turku and Åland Islands (SPL Turku) 1st Promoted
2005 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) West Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 9th
2006 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group B Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 11th
2007 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group B Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2008 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Turku and Åland Islands (SPL Turku) 6th
2009 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Turku and Åland Islands (SPL Turku) 1st Promoted
2010 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group B Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto)

Club Structure[edit]

SoVo currently has 2 men's teams, 4 boys teams and 1 girls team.

2010 season[edit]

SoVo Men's Team are competing in Group B (Lohko B) of the Kakkonen administered by the Football Association of Finland (Suomen Palloliitto) . This is the third highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009 Someron Voima finished in first position in their Kolmonen (Third Division) section and were promoted to the Kakkonen..

SoVo/2 are participating in Section 2 (Lohko 2) of the Kutonen administered by the Turku SPL.

Current Squad for the 2014 Season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Finland GK Jan Vesterinen
2 Finland DF Kuutti Mujunen
4 Finland DF Ilkka Kallonen
5 Finland DF Pekka Karjalainen
6 Finland DF Teemu Tuominen
7 Finland DF Janne Eerikäinen
8 Finland MF Jirijoonas Kanth
10 Finland FW Werner Kaitila
12 Finland DF Ville Oksanen
No. Position Player
14 Finland FW Mikko Kaase
15 Finland DF Benjamin Westö
16 Finland MF Niko Salkola
17 Finland DF Tomi Heinämaa
18 Finland MF Jaakko Lepola
19 Finland MF Lasse Lind
20 Finland FW Jani Lehtinen
21 Finland MF Mikko Halonen
42 Finland GK Lasse Friskopf

References and sources[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland – Divisional Movements 1930–2009". RSSSF Archives. 2010. Retrieved 07.05.2010. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)