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Korihait logo
Leagues Korisliiga
Founded 1898; 119 years ago (1898)
History UU
Arena Pohitullin Sports Hall
Arena Capacity 1,627[1]
Location Uusikaupunki, Finland
Team colors Red, White
President Ville Laaksonen
Vice-president(s) Timo A. Järvinen
Team manager Kalle Klotz
Head coach Jarno Nikula
Championships 1 Finnish Title
2 Finnish Cups
Retired numbers 2 (12, 15)
Website www.korihait.fi

Korihait (English: Basket Sharks) is a Finnish basketball team from Uusikaupunki. It was formed as Uudenkaupungin Urheilijat, shortly UU, in 1898 and has won one Korisliiga Finnish Championship (1990) and two Finnish Cups (1986, 1988). In 1994 UU had financial problems and entered bankruptcy. Korihait then took UU's place in the league.

The club play at Pohitullin Sports Hall, which has also hosted the Finland national handball team.

Notable players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.


  1. ^ Areena Korihait. (in Finnish)

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