Alf Martinsen

Alf "Kaka" Martinsen (29 December 1911 – 23 August 1988) was a Norwegian football (soccer) player.

Alf Martinsen
Personal information
Date of birth (1911-12-29)29 December 1911
Place of birth Lillestrøm, Norway
Date of death 23 August 1988(1988-08-23) (aged 76)
Place of death Lillestrøm, Norway
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Lillestrøm SK
National team
1936–1946 Norway[1] 25 (10)
Teams managed
1947–1950 Lillestrøm SK
1952–1953 Lillestrøm SK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1936 Berlin Team Competition

At the 1936 Summer Olympics he was a member of the Norwegian team, which won the bronze medal in the football tournament. He also took part in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, but did not play a single match.

On club level he started his career in Lillestrøm-based workers' team Fram, before joining Lillestrøm SK.

He coached Lillestrøm SK from 1947 to 1950 and from 1952 to 1953.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 4, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 13, 2013. Retrieved June 11, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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