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Jorma Johan Sigurd Vaihela (30 September 1925 – 9 February 2006) was a Finnish international footballer who played as an inside forward.

Jorma Vaihela
Personal information
Full name Jorma Johan Sigurd Vaihela
Date of birth (1925-09-30)30 September 1925
Place of birth Raahe, Finland
Date of death 9 February 2006(2006-02-09) (aged 80)
Place of death Kungälv, Sweden
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
RU-38 ? (?)
PoPa ? (?)
TuTo ? (?)
1954–1957[1] IK Oddevold 34 (0)
National team
1947–1954 Finland 34 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

Vaihela played club football in Finland for RU-38, PoPa and TuTo, and in Sweden for IK Oddevold.

International careerEdit

Vaihela 34 caps at international level between 1947 and 1954, scoring 13 goals.[2] Vaihela also participated in the 1952 Summer Olympics.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Vaihela's son Seppo Vaihela played international bandy for Sweden. He worked as the chairman of IFK Göteborg from 2007 to 2012[4] and before that as president for the Swedish Bandy Association.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oddevold.se - Spelare år för år 1951-2007" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Finland - International Player Records". RSSSF. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Jorma Vaihela". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  4. ^ Seppo Vaihela slutar som klubbdirektör, IFK Göteborg (in Swedish). Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 77 March 2013
  5. ^ SVT: "Seppo Vaihela lamnar bandyforbundet", 20 feb 2006, retrieved 21 July 2017