Ove Ødegaard

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Ove Ødegaard
Personal information
Date of birth(1931-04-11)11 April 1931
Place of birth Norway
Date of death 15 November 1964(1964-11-15) (aged 33)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1952–1956 SK Snøgg
1956–1961 Odd
National team
1952–1959 Norway 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ove Ødegaard (11 April 1931 – 15 November 1964) was a Norwegian footballer.

He made his international debut for Norway on 10 June 1952, playing a 1–2 loss to neighbours Finland at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo. He was a standby player for their squad at the year's Olympics in Finland.

Norway national football team national association football team

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Finland national football team mens national association football team representing Finland

The Finland national football team represents Finland in international football competitions and is controlled by the Football Association of Finland.

Bislett Stadium stadium at Oslo, Norway

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Ødegaard totalled six matches for Norway – one apiece in 1955 and 1958, and three in 1959. On 23 September 1959, at the Praterstadion in Vienna, he scored his only international goals in a 5–2 loss to Austria; Norway lost 6–2 on aggregate and failed to qualify for the 1960 European Nations' Cup.

Vienna Capital of Austria

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Austria national football team mens national association football team representing Austria

The Austria national football team is the football team that represents Austria in international competition and is controlled by the Austrian Football Association . Austria has qualified for seven FIFA World Cups, most recently in 1998. The country played in the UEFA European Championship for the first time in 2008, when it co-hosted the event with Switzerland, and most recently qualified in 2016.

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At the club level, he spent most of his career with SK Snøgg. In 1958, he moved to Odds BK, where he lost in the cup final to Rosenborg BK in 1960.

SK Snøgg Norwegian sports club

Sportsklubben Snøgg is a Norwegian multi-sports club from Notodden. It was founded on 5 March 1905.

Odds BK Norwegian association football club

Odds Ballklubb, commonly known as Odd, is a Norwegian football club from Skien. Originally the football section of a multi-sports club, founded in 1894 nine years after the club's founding. All sports other than football were discontinued and the club became dedicated to football only. Odd plays in the Norwegian top division, Eliteserien, and holds the record of winning the Norwegian Football Cup the most times with twelve wins, the last coming in 2000. The club was known as Odd Grenland between 1994 and 2012. Founded in 1894, Odd is the oldest football club in Norway. As of 13 May 2017 the club was granted a membership in Club of Pioneers. It then became the first Nordic football club to be granted this membership.

Rosenborg BK Norwegian football club

Rosenborg Ballklub, commonly referred to simply as Rosenborg or RBK, is a Norwegian professional football club from Trondheim that plays in Eliteserien. The club have won a record 26 leagues titles, twelve Norwegian Football Cup titles and have played more UEFA matches than any other Norwegian team. RBK play their home games at the all-seater Lerkendal Stadion which has a capacity of 21,421. Eirik Horneland was appointed head coach in January 2019.

He drowned age 33 at Brunlanes, when a wave struck him while fishing.

Brunlanes is a parish and former municipality within Larvik municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. It was annexed by Larvik on January 1, 1988.

Sources

Ove Ødegaard at National-Football-Teams.com

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