Terje Kojedal

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Terje Kojedal
Personal information
Full name Terje Kojedal
Date of birth (1957-08-16) 16 August 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth Røros, Norway
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1985 HamKam 124 (12)
1985–1988 FC Mulhouse 93 (7)
1988–1989 US Valenciennes-Anzin 28 (2)
1989–1992 HamKam 3 (0)
National team
1981–1989 Norway 66 (1)
Teams managed
1998 HamKam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Terje Kojedal (born 16 August 1957) is a Norwegian former footballer that played as a defender for HamKam in Norway and FC Mulhouse and US Valenciennes-Anzin in France. He was capped 66 times for Norway and participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Kojedal also played ice hockey for Storhamar.

Football career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Kojedal played for HamKam in Norway, until he was brought to FC Mulhouse in France by Raymond Domenech in 1985. During Kojedal's three seasons at the club, Mulhouse were playing in the French Division 2, and qualified for promotion-playoff, but the team didn't won promotion.[1] He also spent one seasons in US Valenciennes, before he returned to Norway and HamKam in 1989.[1]

International career[edit]

Kojedal made his international debut on 19 October 1974, when Norway U16 met Denmark U16. He then played one match for Norway U19, before he got 23 matches for Norway U21.[2]

Kojedal made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Nigeria on 12 August 1981. Three years later, he was a member of the Norwegian Olympic team which participated at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. Kojedal scored his first and only international goal in the friendly match against Austria on 31 May 1989 which Norway won 4-1. When he played his last match for Norway on 15 November 1989, he had been capped 66 times[3] including 11 matches for the Olympic team.[3]

Coaching career[edit]

Kojedal coached HamKam along with Viggo Sundmoen in 1998 when the team was relegated from the First Division.[4]

Ice hockey career[edit]

He also played ice hockey for Storhamar[5] before he started his professional football career. He played more than a hundred games and scored five goals in one game against Oppsal.[6]


  1. ^ a b Solbakken, Espen (22 June 2010). "- Husker Domenech som en real fyr". vg.no (in Norwegian). Verdens Gang. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Terje Kojedal's profil". fotball.no (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Søfting, Thomas. "Terje Kojedal". RSSSF Norway. Retrieved 16 July 2012.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "S.C3.B8fting" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ http://www.ostlendingen.no/hamar-dagblad/smertefull-lidenskap-1.4004941
  5. ^ Storhamar Dragons - alumni - Kojedal, Terje
  6. ^ Storhamar Dragons - Kamper - 79-80