Adelina Engman

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Adelina Engman
Personal information
Full nameAdelina Viktoria Engman [1]
Date of birth (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) [1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Chelsea
Number 17
Youth career
IFK Mariehamn
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2009–2014 Åland United 113 (63)
2015–2018 Göteborg FC 70 (12)
2018– Chelsea 5 (0)
National team
2012– Finland 59 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:25, 5 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:25, 5 November 2018 (UTC)

Adelina Viktoria Engman (born 11 October 1994) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a forward for Chelsea F.C. Women in the FA WSL and the Finland national team.

Association football team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Forward (association football) Association Football position played near the opponents goal

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Club career

Engman made her debut for Åland United in 2009. [2] In 2015, she moved to Sweden to sign for Damallsvenskan club Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. [3]

Åland United association football club

Åland United is a Finnish women's football club from Lemland.

Damallsvenskan Swedish womens association football top division

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Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC is an association football club from Gothenburg, Sweden. The club was established in 1970 under the name Landvetters IF. In 2004 the team moved from Landvetter, a Gothenburg suburb, into Gothenburg city and changed its name accordingly. The team has played nine seasons in the Women's Premier Division (Damallsvenskan), but has not yet won a championship gold medal.

On June 29, 2018 it was announced that Engman would be leaving Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC after 3 years, to join Chelsea F.C. Women in the July transfer window. [4]

International career

In May 2012, Engman made her debut for the senior Finland national team in a match against Belgium.

Finland womens national football team womens national association football team representing Finland

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Honours

Åland United

Winner

Runners-up

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References

  1. 1 2 "List of Players - Finland" (PDF). FIFA. 4 August 2014. p. 6. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  2. "Adelina skriver på för ÅU" (in Swedish). Ålandstidningen. 26 January 2010. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  3. Herberts, Christoffer (23 December 2014). "Glädje i Göteborg: Adelina Engman klar för Allsvenskan" (in Swedish). Yle . Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  4. "Chelsea FC Women to sign Finnish forward Adelina Engman". June 29, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
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