Musan Salama

Musan Salama (acronym MuSa) is a football club based in Pori, Finland, currently playing in the Finnish second tier Kakkonen. It was founded in 1960 in the Musa suburb of Pori. Literally, the name of the club means the ″Lightning of Musa″.[1]

Musan Salama
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Founded1960
GroundPorin Stadion, Pori
Capacity12,300
ChairmanMikko-Tapio Mattila
ManagerVille Ulanen
LeagueKakkonen
2021Ykkönen, 11th (relegated)

Musan Salama has mostly played in the Finnish third or fourth levels. In 1999–2001 MuSa made a three-year spell to the second tier Ykkönen, but was relegated after the 2001 season. In 2016 MuSa made it to the promotion play-offs losing to the Helsinki side Gnistan on penalties. Finally, in 2018 MuSa achieved promotion back to the second tier Ykkönen by defeating Kokkola based side GBK in the finals of the promotion playoffs on penalties. [2]

MuSa is a member of the Finnish Workers' Sports Federation.[3]

Division history 2000–2020Edit

Squad 2021Edit

As of 14 April 2021.[4]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   FIN Eetu Lindfors
4 DF   FIN Samuli Virtanen
5 MF   FIN Verneri Salminen
6 DF   FIN Jussi Välilä
7 FW   FIN Samu-Petteri Mäkelä
8 MF   JPN Naoki Maeda
9 MF   FIN Rudi Dieter
11 FW   FIN Juho Heikkinen
12 GK   FIN Olli Hakanpää
13 FW   FIN Santeri Tähkä
14 DF   FIN Joonas Lakkamäki
15 MF   FIN Juuso Rantala
16 MF   FIN Matias Koskinen
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   EGY Karam Hadhoud
18 DF   FIN Joonas Rantala
20 FW   FIN Niilo Puustinen
21 DF   FIN Matias Sallila
23 MF   FIN Tobias Laaksonen
25 MF   FIN Jyri Kiuru
26 MF   FIN Juho Montola
28 DF   FIN Kristo Niinisalo
29 MF   FIN Julius Kangaslahti
30 MF   ANG Wadir
31 FW   AFG Fareed Sadat
34 GK   FIN Rasmus Simula

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Musan Salama". Nordic Football News. 5 April 2007. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2009.
  2. ^ Karlsson, Juho (15 October 2016). "Gnistan får fira avancemang till fotbollsettan efter straffdrama" (in Swedish). Yle Nyheter. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  3. ^ Termonen, Tapio (29 March 2010). "Musan Salama 50 vuotta" (in Finnish). Yle. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Pelaajat" (in Finnish). Musan Salama. Retrieved 14 May 2021.

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