Ria Öling

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Ria Öling
Personal information
Full nameRia Noora Minerva Öling [1]
Date of birth (1994-09-15) 15 September 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Vaasa, Finland
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Växjö DFF
Number 4
Youth career
2000–2008 FC Sport
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2009–2011 VIFK
2012 PK-35 26 (3)
2013 VIFK
2014–2016 TPS 69 (49)
2017 Santa Teresa 8 (0)
2017 TPS 11 (12)
2018–2019 Brøndby 33 (17)
2019– Växjö DFF 12 (3)
National team
2015– Finland 19 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 09 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:48, 16 February 2018 (UTC)

Ria Noora Minerva Öling (born 15 September 1994) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Damallsvenskan club Växjö DFF and the Finland national team.

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

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Club career

In 2014 Öling was named Finland's Player of the Season after hitting 16 league goals for her club, TPS. [2]

In January 2018, Öling signed for Danish champions Brøndby IF. [3]

International career

Öling played her first senior international for Finland women's national team in February 2015 against Sweden. She had already represented her country at the 2013 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship and the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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2014 FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup

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She scored her first senior international goal on the occasion of her fifth cap, in a 1–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying win over Montenegro on 17 September 2015. [4]

Group 2 of the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying competition consisted of five teams: Spain, Finland, Republic of Ireland, Portugal, and Montenegro. The composition of the eight groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 20 April 2015.

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References

  1. 1 2 "List of Players - Finland" (PDF). FIFA. 4 August 2014. p. 6. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  2. "Lod ja Öling parhaat liigapelaajat – myös Platinille palkinto" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. "Brøndby-transfers til angrebet: Svensk angriber og offensiv finne hentet til kvindeholdet" (in Danish). 3point.dk. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  4. Järviö, Pekka (17 September 2015). "Ria Ölingin maali pelasti Suomelle täyden pistepotin jalkapallon EM-karsinnassa" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat . Retrieved 17 September 2015.
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