Thomas Tøllefsen

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Thomas Tøllefsen (born 26 September 1973) is a retired Norwegian football goalkeeper.

Norway Country in Northern Europe

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern 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.

He hails from Lyngseidet and started his career in Karnes IL. He made his senior debut in 1989, then continued his career in Lyngen/Karnes IL following a club merger. He was discovered by first-tier club Tromsø IL in a 1991 Norwegian Football Cup, and after playing well he was signed by Tromsø. He played for Tromsø until 2003, but after playing three games in the 2003 Tippeligaen he broke his leg in a match for the B team. [1]

Lyngseidet Village in Northern Norway, Norway

Lyngseidet is the administrative centre of Lyngen Municipality in Troms county, Norway. The village is located on an isthmus that is about 3 km (1.9 mi) wide between an arm of the Ullsfjorden and the Lyngenfjorden.

Lyngen/Karnes IL

Lyngen/Karnes Idrettslag is a Norwegian sports club from Lyngen, Troms. It has sections for association football and Nordic skiing.

Tromsø IL association football team in Norway

Tromsø Idrettslag is a Norwegian professional football club founded in 1920, based in the city of Tromsø. They play their home games at Alfheim Stadion. Tromsø play in the Eliteserien and holds the position as the northernmost top-level football club in the world. The club was first promoted to the Norwegian Premier League in 1985, where they have played since with the exception of the 2001 and 2014 seasons which were spent in the 1. divisjon.

Tøllefsen has been goalkeeping coach for IF Skarp and Tromsø IL's junior team. He is a librarian by profession. [1]

IF Skarp

Idrettsforeningen Skarp is a Norwegian association football club from Tromsø, which currently plays in the Third Division, the fourth tier of Norwegian football. The club was founded 30 June 1919 and its colors are black and white. It is the third best football team in Tromsø, after Tromsø IL and Tromsdalen UIL.

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References

  1. 1 2 Salomonsen, Per; Anthonsen, Hugo (4 June 2008). "Thomas Tøllefsen" (in Norwegian). Tromsø IL. Retrieved 12 July 2014.