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Ullensaker/Kisa IL is a Norwegian sports club from Jessheim in Ullensaker. Founded in 1894, it has sections for association football, team handball and athletics.

Ull/Kisa
Ullensaker Kisa IL.gif
Full nameUllensaker/Kisa Idrettslag
Nickname(s)Ull/Kisa, Kisa
Founded15 December 1894
GroundUKI Arena
Capacity3,000 (1,167 seated)
ChairmanPer Berg-Buan
Head coachTrond Fredriksen
League1. divisjon[1]
20181. divisjon, 5th of 16

General historyEdit

The club was founded on 15 December 1894.[2] After the Second World War it incorporated the AIF club Ullensaker AIL, founded 1932.[3]

Ull/Kisa plays with a yellow shirt and green shorts. In football, this is completed with yellow stockings.

AthleticsEdit

The club has had some Norwegian champions, mostly within running events. An early medal winner was Svein Skolt, who took a national bronze medal in the steeplechase in 1951.[4] A few years later, Berit Dønnum took a double 800 metres title in 1962 and 1963.[5] Tove Dønnum took three straight high jump titles in 1961, 1962 and 1963—and Anne-Mette Olsen took a bronze in 1972.[6]

Thomas Roth became 800 metres champion in 2010 and took the bronze in 2009.[7] Roth also competed in the 2011 European Indoor Championships.[8] Tor-Erik Nyquist took three marathon silvers in 1995, 1996 and 1997 and a half marathon silver in 1999.[9][10]

Pål Berntzen became javelin champion in 1992.[11] The decathlete Jo Henning Hals-Nilssen took a national bronze in 1992.[12] The decathlete Tom Erik Olsen won a national silver medal in the hurdles in 1995. He later won several national titles for other clubs.[13] Inger Birgitte Reppe took a hurdles bronze in 1988.[14] Else Opsahl, Astrid Willersrud and Ragnhild Sundby won medals in shot put in the 1960s, and Runa Nordahl won a javelin bronze in 1975.[15][16][17]

FootballEdit

The men's football team currently plays in 1. divisjon, the second tier in the Norwegian football league system. They played in 2. divisjon from 1999, and their long-term goal was to win promotion to 1. divisjon, which they achieved in 2011.

Its stadium, Jessheim stadion, is quite dilapidated. Therefore, the club is planning a new stadium that will take between 1000-5000 spectators.

In May 2009 Ull/Kisa performed well in the 2009 Norwegian Football Cup, upsetting Sandefjord Fotball 1–0 in the second round. The goal was scored by Mats Jarnbjo in the 61st minute. In the third round was Vålerenga Fotball too strong, as Ull/Kisa lost 3–5 at Ullevaal Stadion. Eirik Soltvedt scored all the goals of Ull/Kisa.

In the middle of the 2010 season Arne Erlandsen was appointet by Ull/Kisa as their new coach. He saved the club from relegation to 3. divisjon this autumn, and decided to sign for another year. 2011 was a remarkable year for both Arne Erlandsen and Ull/Kisa. The Jessheim-club promoted to 1. divisjon for the first time in history. October 16, 2011 Ull/Kisa won 4–1 against Tiller IL, when Lørenskog IF at the same time played a 3–3 draw against KFUM Oslo, which meant that Ull/Kisa was five points ahead, with only one match left to play. The match against Tiller IL was the last game the club played at Jessheim Stadion.

Recent historyEdit

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2006 2. divisjon 6 26 10 9 7 45 43 39 First round
2007 2. divisjon 6 26 10 6 10 39 47 36 First round
2008 2. divisjon 2 26 16 7 3 68 26 55 Third round
2009 2. divisjon 10 26 8 4 14 49 53 28 Third round
2010 2. divisjon 10 26 9 5 12 43 56 32 First round
2011 2. divisjon   1 26 14 9 3 59 38 51 First round Promoted to the 1. divisjon
2012 1. divisjon 6 30 14 2 14 45 39 44 Third round
2013 1. divisjon 12 30 9 7 14 46 48 34 Third round
2014 1. divisjon   15 30 6 5 19 26 51 23 Third round Relegated to the 2. divisjon
2015 2. divisjon   1 26 18 4 4 51 24 58 Second round Promoted to the 1. divisjon
2016 1. divisjon 12 30 8 8 14 47 50 32 Second round
2017 1. divisjon 6 30 15 3 12 61 55 48 Third round
2018 1. divisjon 5 30 11 10 9 59 49 43 Fourth round
2019 (in progress) 1. divisjon 10 21 7 4 10 37 37 25 Third round

Current squadEdit

As of 15 March 2019.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Alexander Håkull-Vangen
2   DF Sander Jonassen Forø
3   DF Vegard Kongsro
4   DF Ciise Aden Abshir
5   DF Nikolas Walstad
6   MF Eric Kitolano
7   MF Alfred Scriven (on loan from Mjøndalen)
8   MF Sverre Økland
9   FW Ole Kristian Langås
10   MF Martin Wilhelmsen Trøen
11   MF Christian Aas
12   GK Christoffer Gjertsen
No. Position Player
13   MF Martin Søreide
14   FW Ole Andreas Nesset
16   MF Henrik Loholt Kristiansen
17   MF Lars Mogstad Ranger
18   FW Herman Henriksen
19   MF Kristoffer Normann Hansen
20   DF Morten Sundli
21   MF Sebastian Remme Berge
22   MF Vamouti Diomande (on loan from Mjøndalen)
25   MF Sverre Martin Torp
26   DF Espen Bjørnsen Garnås
31   GK Stefan Hagerup

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2018–19.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norsk 1. divisjon menn" (in Norwegian). NRK Sport. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Om Ullensaker/Kisa Idrettslag" (in Norwegian). Gul Index. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
  3. ^ Thingsrud, Leif (1989). "Arbeideridrett i kamptid. Et tilbakeblikk på AIF i Akershus". Arbeiderbevegelsens Historielag i Akershus' Årbok (in Norwegian). Lillestrøm: Arbeiderbevegelsens Historielag i Akershus (2): 48–60. ISSN 0802-4537.
  4. ^ "3000 meter Hinder/Steeplechase". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "800 meter". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "Høyde/High jump". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "800 meter". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ Thomas Roth. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-11-06.
  9. ^ "Maraton/Marathon". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  10. ^ "Halv-maraton/Half-marathon". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
  11. ^ "Spyd/Javelin Throw". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ "10-kamp/Decathlon". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. ^ "110 meter Hekk/Hurdles". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  14. ^ "100 meter Hekk/Hurdles". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ "Kule/Shot put". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  16. ^ "Diskos/Discus throw". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. ^ "Spyd/Javelin throw". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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