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Mikko Juhani Kavén (born 19 February 1975 in Lahti) is a retired Finnish football goalkeeper who used to play for Tampere United in Finland's Veikkausliiga.

Mikko Kavén
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Personal information
Date of birth (1975-02-19) 19 February 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth Lahti, Finland
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Kuusysi 62 (0)
1997–1998 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi 10 (0)
1998–1999 Motherwell F.C. 16 (0)
1999–2000 Vålerenga Fotball 5 (0)
2001–2010 Tampere United 231 (0)
National team
2000– 2007 Finland 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 November 2009

He is currently acting as goalkeeping coach in Veikkausliiga side Ilves.[1]

TriviaEdit

Kavén has also played for Kuusysi and HJK Helsinki in Finland and for Motherwell F.C. in Scotland and Vålerenga I.F. in Norway.[2]

InternationalEdit

Kavén played 15 times for Finnish national team before retiring from international games in January 2008.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ilveksen valmennusryhmä kasassa Archived 22 December 2015 at the Wayback Machine (in Finnish)
  2. ^ Tongue, Steve (4 March 1999). "Football: Chelsea plan to overcome Olsen obstacle". The Independent. Retrieved 21 September 2009.