Kari Arkivuo

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Kari Arkivuo
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Personal information
Date of birth (1983-06-23) 23 June 1983 (age 37)
Place of birth Lahti, Finland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position(s) Left Back
Club information
Current team
FC Lahti
Number 15
Youth career
1994–2003 Kuusysi
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2001–2006 FC Lahti 101 (12)
2006–2008 Sandefjord 71 (5)
2008–2010 Go Ahead Eagles 46 (3)
2010–2019 BK Häcken 195 (5)
2020– FC Lahti 0 (0)
National team
Finland U21 15 (0)
2005– Finland 57 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 10 September 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 January 2020

Kari Arkivuo (born 23 June 1983), is a Finnish professional football defender who can play as left back and right back. Arkivuo plays for Finnish side FC Lahti and represents Finland national team. [1] Arkivuo was born in Lahti, Finland where he played for the local teams before moving to Sandefjord at age 22 in 2006.

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Arkivuo made his international debut for Finland in November 2005, at the age of 22.

Club career

FC Lahti

A product of his local FC Kuusysi, Arkivuo made his senior debut for FC Lahti on 3 May 2001 against Inter. He was able to appear in four league matches during his debut season, scoring once in the process. Arkivuo went on to make total of 101 league appearances and 12 goals for Lahti during his five-year stay.

Sandefjord

On 2006 he signed a three-year contract with Sandefjord in the Norwegian Premier League. He started his first season well, but suffered an injury in May and had to join Sandefjord's reserve team in order to gain play time. After season 2007 Sandefjord was relegated to Adeccoligaen. After just one season in the second tier Sandefjord returned to Tippeligaen. [2]

Go Ahead Eagles

After struggling with injuries and facing a relegation with Sandefjord, Arkivuo left the club and joined the Eerste Divisie side Go Ahead Eagles in 2009.

Häcken

During the summer 2010 it was announced that Arkivuo had signed a 1+3 year-contract with Allsvenskan side BK Häcken. [3]

FC Lahti

In October 2019 it was announced that Arkivuo would be returning to play for FC Lahti in Veikkausliiga. [4]

International career

After playing 15 times for the Finland U21, Arkivuo made his national team debut on 12 November 2005 in a friendly match against Estonia and went on scoring in the 2−2 home draw. [5] After appearing mostly in friendlies, Arkivuo was called up by national coach Mixu Paatelainen for the Euro 2012 qualifying matches, where he has been playing as a right back. After the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifications he established himself as a regular in the national team and has appeared in every qualification campaign since. [6]

Personal life

He is commonly known by the nickname Arkikari amongst the supporters of Finland national team.[ citation needed ]

Career statistics

Club

As of 31 October 2016 [7] [8]
ClubSeasonDivisionLeagueDomestic CupsEuropeTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FC Lahti
2001 Veikkausliiga 41000041
2002 Veikkausliiga 2600000260
2003 Veikkausliiga 2340000234
2004 Veikkausliiga 2650000265
2005 Veikkausliiga 2220000222
FC Lahti Total10112000010112
Sandefjord
2006 Tippeligaen 1910000191
2007 Tippeligaen 2430000243
2008 Adeccoligaen 2810000281
Sandefjord Total7150000715
Go Ahead Eagles
2008–09 Jupiler League 1210000121
2009–10 Jupiler League 3224000362
Go Ahead Eagles Total4434000483
Häcken
2010 Allsvenskan 50000050
2011 Allsvenskan 2320050282
2012 Allsvenskan 2503000280
2013 Allsvenskan 2103040280
2014 Allsvenskan 2511000261
2015 Allsvenskan 2006000260
2016 Allsvenskan 2420020262
Häcken Total14351301101675
Career Total2932518011032225

International goals

#DateLocationOpponentResultCompetition
1.12 November 2005 Flag of Finland.svg Helsinki Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2−2 Friendly

International

As of 13 January 2017 [9] [10]
National teamYearAppsGoals
Finland
200511
200640
200700
200810
200910
201000
201160
201260
2013110
201450
201560
201680
201720
Total521

Honours and achievements

Country

Finland national football team

Club

Häcken

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References

  1. "Kari Arkivuo" (in Finnish). Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  2. "Sandefjord nousi - Kari Arkivuo lähtökuopissa" (in Finnish). Ilta-Sanomat. 20 October 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  3. Arkivuo joins Häcken (in Finnish)
  4. http://www.fclahti.fi/uutiset/2019/10/25/kari-arkivuo-palaa-kotiin
  5. "Suomi ja Viro päätyivät tasapeliin" (in Finnish). MTV3. 12 November 2005. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  6. "Kari Arkivuo" (in Finnish). Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  7. http://www.national-football-teams.com/player/12775/Kari_Arkivuo.html
  8. https://int.soccerway.com/players/kari-arkivuo/7936/
  9. http://www.palloliitto.fi/maajoukkueet/miesten-maajoukkue/pelaajat/kari-arkivuo
  10. Kari Arkivuo at National-Football-Teams.com