FC Honka (women)

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FC Honka
FC Honka Espoo.svg
Full nameFootball Club Honka Naiset
Founded1975
Ground Tapiolan Urheilupuisto,
Espoo
Capacity6,000
ChairmanTimo Lounio
ManagerTimo Lounio
League Naisten Liiga
20171st
Website Club website

FC Honka Naiset is a Finnish women's football team representing FC Honka Espoo in the Naisten Liiga.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

Naisten Liiga is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja. The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

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They were promoted to the top division for the first time in 2002, and won three successive titles in 2006, 2007 and 2008. [1] In 2017 they again won the title. [2]

Honours

The Finnish Women's Cup is the national women's football cup competition in Finland and was first played in 1981.

Record in UEFA competitions
SeasonCompetitionStageResultOpponent
2007–08 UEFA Women's Cup First qualifying round1–2 Flag of Iceland.svg Valur
1–0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg ADO Den Haag
4–1 Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg KÍ Klaksvík
2008–09 UEFA Women's Cup First qualifying round0–2 Flag of Norway.svg Røa IL
6–0 Flag of Bulgaria.svg NSA Sofia
2009–10 UEFA Women's Champions League Round of 321–8 0–8 Flag of Germany.svg Turbine Potsdam

Current squad

As of 6 August 2018 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

FIFA's eligibility rules also demand that in men's competitions, only men are eligible to play, and that in women's competitions, only women are eligible to play.

No.PositionPlayer
1 Flag of Finland.svg GK Milla-Maj Majasaari
2 Flag of Finland.svg DF Aino Nurmi
3 Flag of Finland.svg DF Kaisla Karppinen
4 Flag of Finland.svg DF Alina Schrey
Flag of Finland.svg DF Tia Painilainen
11 Flag of Finland.svg DF Elli Pikkujamsa
7 Flag of Finland.svg MF Saara Lappalainen
15 Flag of Finland.svg DF Inka Kaivola
12 Flag of Finland.svg GK Pauliina Nuora
19 Flag of Finland.svg DF Rebecca Kindstedt
No.PositionPlayer
14 Flag of Finland.svg MF Wilma Spets
17 Flag of Finland.svg MF Tiia Savolainen
20 Flag of Finland.svg DF Anni Miettunen
88 Flag of Finland.svg DF Nana Yang
24 Flag of Finland.svg MF Suvi Kärkkäinen
77 Flag of Finland.svg MF Milla Punsar
99 Flag of Finland.svg MF Iida Pesonen
Flag of Finland.svg GK Nea Laitila
8 Flag of Finland.svg FW Aino Vuorinen
9 Flag of Finland.svg FW Jasmin Leppioja
10 Flag of Finland.svg FW Rikka Hannula
32 Flag of Finland.svg FW Dana Leskinen
Flag of Finland.svg FW Henna Tenkanen

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References

  1. Pietarinen, Heikki (11 July 2013). "Finland - List of Women Champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation . Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  2. "FC Hongan naiset Suomen mestareita". Länsiväylä. 7 October 2017.