Alta IF

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Alta
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Full nameAlta Idrettsforening
Founded29 May 1927;93 years ago (1927-05-29)
GroundAlta Idrettspark, Finnmarkshallen
Capacity3,000, 1,000
ChairmanTron Møller Natland
Head coachVidar Johnsen
League 2. divisjon
2019 2. divisjon Group 2, 6th of 14

Alta Idrettsforening is a sports club from Alta, Norway. The club is most known for its association football department, which played in the 1. divisjon until 2014. Alta currently plays in 2. divisjon, the third tier of the Norwegian football league system. The club was newly promoted for the 2008 season; its last stint up to that time in the division came in 2005, when they finished last. The team finished 14th in the 2009 season. In 2012 a new relegation came after finishing last once again. It took them only one year to come back.

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They play at Alta Idrettspark, or indoor at Finnmarkshallen when snow and other weather conditions render the pitch unusable. Their attendance record of about 3,000 was set in 1995 against Rosenborg. Notable former players include Trond Fredrik Ludvigsen and Tore Reginiussen.

On December 11, 2018 Alta I.F signed Bryant Lazaro as the head coach, appointed to start January 1 2019. [1]

Recent history

SeasonPos.Pl.WDLGSGAP Cup Notes
2001 2. divisjon 52613112605740Second round
2002 2. divisjon Up-arrow-14.png1261826793856Third roundPromoted to the 1. divisjon
2003 1. divisjon Down-arrow-14.png16303423317613Second roundRelegated to the 2. divisjon
2004 2. divisjon Up-arrow-14.png1262105952163First roundPromoted to the 1. divisjon
2005 1. divisjon Down-arrow-14.png16305520286220Fourth roundRelegated to the 2. divisjon
2006 2. divisjon 2261664753654First round
2007 2. divisjon Up-arrow-14.png1261646713752Third roundPromoted to the 1. divisjon
2008 1. divisjon 14308220496626Third round
2009 1. divisjon 63012612504942Fourth round
2010 1. divisjon 82810612415136Third round
2011 1. divisjon 113010911455139Quarter-final
2012 1. divisjon Down-arrow-14.png163041016306121Third roundRelegated to the 2. divisjon
2013 2. divisjon Up-arrow-14.png1261835713557Fourth roundPromoted to the 1. divisjon
2014 1. divisjon Down-arrow-14.png13309714335134Second roundRelegated to the 2. divisjon
2015 2. divisjon 6261268654342First round
2016 2. divisjon 72612410584440Third round
2017 2. divisjon 4261376422446Second round
2018 2. divisjon 5261439392845Third round
2019 2. divisjon 6261259444141Third round
2020 (in progress) 2. divisjon 415924322329

Current squad

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Latvia.svg  LVA Maris Eltermanis
3 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Øyvind Veseth Olsen
4 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Mats Frede Hansen(Captain)
6 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Sondre Laugsand
7 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Dag Andreas Balto
8 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Magnus Nikolaisen
9 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Håvard Nome
10 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Svein-Ove Thomassen
12 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Morten Gamst Pedersen
13 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Vegard Braaten
14 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Felix Adrian Jacobsen
16 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Niklas Antonsen
No.Pos.NationPlayer
19 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Runar Overvik
20 DF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Hans Norbye
21 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Aleksander Nygård Kjellmann
22 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Jørgen Hammari
23 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Christian Reginiussen
24 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Tom Emaus
26 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Marco Mauno Johannessen
27 FW Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Pål Even Heggelund
28 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Trym Suhr-Stamnes
32 GK Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Sondre Sødergren Løseth
70 MF Flag of Norway.svg  NOR Mathias Dahl Abelsen
88 GK Flag of Poland.svg  POL Grzegorz Flasza

Out on loan

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

No.Pos.NationPlayer

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