Kolbotn Fotball

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Kolbotn Fotball
Full nameKolbotn Fotball
Founded1916;103 years ago (1916)
GroundSofiemyr stadion
Oppegård
Capacity400
Sports LeaderKnut Norem
Head coachCecilie Berg-Hansen
League Toppserien
2018 Toppserien, 5th of 12
Website Club website

Kolbotn IL Fotball is a sub-section under the sports club Kolbotn IL from Kolbotn, Norway. The club started football in 1916 and organized football as a semi-autonomous sub-section in 1960.

Kolbotn IL

Kolbotn Idrettslag is a sports club from Kolbotn, Norway. Since 1960, the club has been organized in semi-autonomous sub-sections. The club runs basketball, amateur wrestling, association football, sport gymnastics, disabled sports, handball, orienetering, competitive swimming and volleyball.

Norway constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.

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The women's team plays in Toppserien and is one of the most successful in Norway with three league titles (2002, 2005 and 2006) and one cup title (2007).

The Toppserien is the top level of women's association football in Norway. It was founded in 1984.

The 2002 season of the Toppserien, the highest women's football (soccer) league in Norway, began on 20 April 2002 and ended on 26 October 2002.

The 2005 season of the Toppserien, the first-tier women's football (soccer) league in Norway, began on 16 April 2005 and ended on 22 October 2005.

The men's team resides in the 4. divisjon (fifth tier of the Norwegian football league system), after being relegated from the 3. divisjon in 2011 and played in the 2. divisjon as late as 1993.

The Norwegian football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in Norway.

The 3. divisjon is the fourth highest division of the men's football league in Norway. Like the rest of the Norwegian football league system, the season runs from spring to autumn, running approximately from April to October. After the 2010 season, the league was reorganised, reducing the number of teams to 164 and halving the number of parallel sections from 24 to 12. After the 2016 season, the league was again reorganised, reducing the number of teams from 164 to 84, and halved the number of groups from twelve to six.

The 2011 season of the 3. divisjon, the fourth highest association football league for men in Norway.

Recent history

SeasonPos.Pl.WDLGSGAP Cup Notes
2006 TS 1181332761742quarter-final
2007 TS 2221624711850winner
2008 TS 4221264512342semi-final
2009 TS 3221624512550quarter-final
2010 TS 3221525491247quarter-final
2011 TS 3221633592651semi-final
2012 TS 522976363534quarter-final
2013 TS 6229493942313rd round
2014 TS 4221309413239quarter-final
2015 TS 522958452832quarter-final
2016 TS 4221246321740semi-final
2017 TS 102243151743153rd round
2018 TS 5221165343539quarter-final

Achievements

Women's football

The 2006 season of the Toppserien, the highest women's football (soccer) league in Norway, began on 6 May 2006 and ended on 28 October 2006.

The 2001 season of the Toppserien, the highest women's football (soccer) league in Norway, began on 21 April 2001 and ended on 27 October 2001.

The 2003 season of the Toppserien, the highest women's football (soccer) league in Norway, began on 16 April 2003 and ended on 2 November 2003.

UEFA international sport governing body

The Union of European Football Associations is the administrative body for association football, futsal and beach soccer in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia. It is one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA. UEFA consists of 55 national association members.

1. FFC Frankfurt German womens association football club

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Players

Kolbotn players in June 2013 Nadderud IMG 6821 Kolbotn IL.JPG
Kolbotn players in June 2013

Current squad

As of 8 July 2018. [1]
No.PositionPlayerNation
1 Goalkeeper Aurora Watten Mikalsen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
12 Goalkeeper Marianne Sandnes Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
25 Goalkeeper Hildegunn Sævik Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
3 Defender Maja Maria Staubo Nordahl Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
5 Defender Anja Helen Rasmussen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
13 Defender Sara Hørte Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
15 Defender Mariken Kleppe Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
16 Defender Ane Sund Walsøe Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
17 Defender My Sørsdahl Haugland Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
18 Defender Marit Bratberg Lund Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
8 Midfielder Solveig Gulbrandsen (Captain)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
9 Midfielder Tonje Pedersen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Sigrid Heien Hansen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
10 Midfielder Karina Sævik Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Anja Rasmussen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Nora Eide Lie Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Jessica King (footballer) Flag of England.svg  England
Midfielder Sara Idris Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Eline Hegg Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Midfielder Kristin Holmen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Forward Jenny Norem Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
20 Forward Tone Bettina Pirisi Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
22 Defender Ingrid Rokke Elvebakken Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Forward Naomi Griffin Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Forward Maren Hauge Johansen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway

Former players

Ada Hegerberg, the first ever recipient of the Ballon d'Or Féminin in 2018, played for Kolbotn in 2010 and 2011.

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References

  1. "Kolbotn kvinner senior A". Football Association of Norway . Retrieved 16 July 2016.