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Aleksandr Kokko

Aleksandr Kokko
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-06-04) 4 June 1987
Place of birth Leningrad, Soviet Union
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
RoPS
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 FC Jazz 1 (0)
2004–2006 FC PoPa 13 (5)
2006 FC Hämeenlinna 15 (2)
2007–2010 FC Honka 58 (17)
2010 FC PoPa (loan) 7 (5)
2011 VPS 18 (3)
2012– RoPS 60 (30)
National team
2008– Finland U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 May 2014

Aleksandr Kokko (born 4 June 1987 in Leningrad) is a Soviet Union-born Finnish footballer who plays as a striker for RoPS. He is half Ingrian Finn and emigrated to Finland at the age of ten.

Kokko made his first appearance in the Finnish top flight at the age of 17 with FC Jazz. He joined FC Honka before the 2007 season and made six appearances for the club during his first season. On 5 May 2008 he scored a hat-trick when FC Honka beat FC Haka in a league match by the scoreline of 7 - 0. Those were his first goals in the Finnish Premier Division. Kokko was the top goalscorer in the 2008 season of Veikkausliiga with 13 goals. In August 2010, Kokko was loaned to FC PoPa. He joined VPS for the 2011 season, before joining his current club RoPS in 2012.

Kokko made his debut for the Finnish national under-21 team on 20 August 2008 in a match against Sweden.[1]

Honours

References

  1. ^ http://www.palloliitto.fi/viestinta/?num=127034

External links

  • Profile at RoPS (Finnish)
  • Profile at FC PoPa (Finnish)
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