|Full name||Sanna Irene Malaska|
|Date of birth||6 April 1983|
|Place of birth||Helsinki, Finland|
|Height||171 cm (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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