Siiri Välimaa

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Siiri Välimaa
Personal information
Full nameSiiri Vilhelmiina Välimaa [1]
Date of birth (1990-04-14) 14 April 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Rauma, Finland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Kolbotn IL
Number 1
Youth career
1997–2006 Pallo-Iirot
Senior career*
2007–2008 Pallo-Iirot
2009–2013 NiceFutis 68 (0)
2014– Kolbotn IL
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 5 December 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 December 2013

Siiri Vilhelmiina Välimaa (born 10 April 1990) is a Finnish footballer who currently plays for Kolbotn IL of the Norwegian women's premier division Toppserien. [2] She has previously played for NiceFutis in the Finnish Naisten Liiga for five seasons. [3] Välimaa was a member of Finnish squad at the 2013 Cyprus Cup and 2013 UEFA Women's Euro Championship although she has not yet capped for the Finland national team. [4]

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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.

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In November 2012 Välimaa trained for the Swedish Damallsvenskan side Djurgårdens IF. Her transfer was cancelled due to Djurgården's relegation. [5] Välimaa signed for Kolbotn in December 2013. [2]

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  1. "Siiri Vilhelmiina Valimaa" (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway . Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  2. 1 2 Toppkeeper til Kolbotn Archived 2013-12-05 at Kolbotn IL Official Homepage. (in Norwegian). Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  3. Finnish Football Association (in Finnish). Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  4. Finnish Football Association, Siiri Välimaa profile (in Finnish). Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  5. "NiceFutis saa pitää raumalaisen kultakenkänsä" (in Finnish). Länsi-Suomi. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2013.