Toril Hetland Akerhaugen

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Toril Hetland Akerhaugen
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Personal information
Full nameToril Hetland Akerhaugen [1]
Date of birth (1982-03-05) 5 March 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth Oslo, Norway [2]
Height 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Lørenskog
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2000–2008 Asker
2009–2015 Stabæk 96 (0)
National team
2006–2013 Norway 59 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 14:16, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:16, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Toril Hetland Akerhaugen (born 5 March 1982) is a Norwegian footballer who played for Stabæk and the Norway women's national football team. She is a central defender.

Akerhaugen played for Asker FK in the top Norwegian league, the Toppserien until at the end of 2008 the club encountered financial trouble and left the Toppserien. The club's players then joined a newly formed women's team within Stabæk. Stabæk's women finished second in the Toppserien in 2009 and 2011 and won the league title in 2010. In September 2011 Akerhaugen played in the UEFA Women's Champions League in the club's tie against FFC Frankfurt, in which Stabæk won their match in Oslo but lost the return match in Germany a week later. In November 2011 Stabæk won the Norwegian Cup Final.

She played 16 matches for Norway's Under-21 team between 2002 and 2006, and three matches for Norway's senior national team in 2006. She became a regular player in the national team in 2009 and was selected in the squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2009. [3]

Akerhaugen was named in Norway's squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013 by veteran coach Even Pellerud. [4] She played in the final at Friends Arena, which Norway lost 1–0 to Germany. [5]

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