Jaana Lyytikäinen

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Jaana Lyytikäinen
Personal information
Full nameJaana Lyytikäinen
Date of birth (1982-10-22) 22 October 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Kuopio, Finland
Playing position Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Åland United
Number 17
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
KMF Kuopio
FC Honka
2010 Åland United 22 (6)
2011 Pallokerho-35 24 (14)
2012 HJK
2013– Åland United
National team
2007– Finland 37 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:41, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Jaana Lyytikäinen (born 22 October 1982) is a Finnish footballer, currently playing for Åland United in Finland's Naisten Liiga. She has been a member of the senior Finland women's national football team since her debut against Scotland in September 2007. [1]

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References

  1. Profile in the Football Association of Finland's website
  2. "Jeglertz turns to youth for Finland". Uefa.com. UEFA. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013.