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Friday, August 31, 2007

Team Preview: Rosenborg Ballklub (RBK)




Official Web Site (In English and Norwegian)

Rosenborg Ballklub

History

The club was formed in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway. Their first name was Sportsklubben Odd.

Team Colors

White and black.

Playing Stadium

Lerkendal Stadion. Capacity of 21,000.

Team Honors

Norwegian Premier League Champions: 20 times, which is a domestic record.
Norwegian Cup: 9 times, which is a domestic record.
UEFA Champions League: Rosenborg was the first team to play in 8 consecutive competitions of the Champions League.

European Players of the Year

None.

Ownership

Privately held.

Chairman

Mr. Terje Svendsen.

Head Coach

Mr. Knut Torum.

2007-2008 European Competition

Group phase of the Champions League.

Team roster and image courtesy of Wikipedia under the terms of their GNU Free Documentation License.

Roster current as of 16 August 2007:

No.
Position Player
2 Flag of Finland DF Miika Koppinen
4 Flag of Sweden DF Fredrik Stoor
5 Flag of Norway DF Christer Basma
6 Flag of Norway MF Roar Strand
7 Flag of Burkina Faso MF Yssouf Koné
8 Flag of Côte d'Ivoire MF Didier Ya Konan
10 Flag of Norway MF Vidar Riseth
13 Flag of Canada GK Lars Hirschfeld
14 Flag of Norway FW Steffen Iversen
15 Flag of Norway MF Per Ciljan Skjelbred
16 Flag of Norway FW Thomas Valø

No.
Position Player
17 Flag of Norway FW Øyvind Storflor
18 Flag of Uruguay DF Alejandro Lago
19 Flag of Norway MF Alexander Tettey
20 Flag of Côte d'Ivoire FW Abdoulrazak Traoré
21 Flag of Norway FW Jo Sondre Aas
22 Flag of Norway DF Andreas Nordvik
23 Flag of Norway FW Michael Kleppe Jamtfall
26 Flag of Norway DF Bjørn Tore Kvarme
27 Flag of Slovakia MF Marek Sapara
28 Flag of Norway GK Alexander Lund Hansen
33 Flag of Sweden DF Mikael Dorsin

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