Our athletes 

Our roster consists of a diverse selection of players in various stages of their careers.

                             

Defenders

Veronika Sæthre

Veronika was born and raised in Tromsø, and she spent her entire career at TUIL before joining Fløya in 2017. She played four seasons with Fløya before the merger with TIL2020 in 2021, where she continues to play. Veronika has been a key contributor to the team's development, currently competing at the top of the 1st division.

Veronika plays as a central defender but can also take on the role of a full-back. She serves as the vice-captain in Tromsø and was born in 1999. Her strengths lie in passing quality and aerial duels, complemented by a strong understanding of the game. In addition to her football commitments, Veronika is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences at UiT.

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Ina Kristoffersen

Ina is born and raised in Stavanger and has previously played for Klepp and Stabæk. Currently, she is a player for Grand Bodø while pursuing a bachelor's degree in nutrition on the side.

She excels as a ball-playing central defender, showcasing impressive physicality and a solid fundamental technique. Ina was born in 1999 and has represented the Norwegian national team in 2 under-21 international matches.

Ina is available for:

  • Social media endorsements
  • Advertising and campaign videos
  • Commercial collaborations

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Andrea Nymo Holmstrøm

Andrea is born and raised in Fauske and played for Fauske Sprint until 2016. Since then, she has been a part of Grand Bodø, competing in both the Toppserien, as well as the 1st and 2nd divisions.

She plays as a full-back and was born in 1999. Her strengths as a player lie in speed and explosiveness.

Additionally, Andrea is pursuing her education in Bodø to become an elementary school teacher.

Andrea is available for:

  • Motivational talks at youth clubs and/or schools
  • One-on-one mentoring for young football players
  • Social media endorsements
  • Advertising and campaign videos"

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Trine Skjelstad Jensen

Trine hails from Kjerringøy. She began her football journey at Kvarven U & IL before joining Grand Bodø's youth team in her teenage years and later playing in the 1st division. She is now approaching 100 appearances at the top level for clubs like Røa, Grand Bodø, and Lyn. This year, she has secured a spot as a central defender for Lyn, bringing her experience, duel skills, and a notable proficiency in aerial play.

Born in 1994, Trine has seamlessly transitioned between clubs, making significant contributions on the field. Concurrently, she has combined her football career with legal studies. Trine has pursued law, initially working as a legal associate, then as a judicial clerk, and currently, she serves as a lawyer in Schjødt's reputable litigation department

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Susanne Oliver Haaland

Susanne was born and raised in Asker, where she played during her childhood. Her journey then led to Stabæk, where she simultaneously attended NTG Bærum. After a stint with Øvrevoll Hosle, Susanne now plays for Kolbotn.

Susanne is a natural leader and serves as the captain for Kolbotn. She plays as a central defender, and her strengths include game understanding, communication, and composure. She reads the game well and demonstrates excellent timing in duels. With 10 appearances for the national under-21 team, she was born in 1998.

In addition to her football commitments, Susanne is pursuing a law degree at the University of Oslo (UiO). She holds a master's degree in environmental and tort law and works as a research assistant at the Faculty of Law in Oslo

For Norwegian listeners, get to know Susanne better on the podcast here

Edit Machlik

Edit, born in 1997 and hailing from Tromsø, has dedicated her entire football career to Tromsø IL. She plays a pivotal role in the success of TIL2020, currently competing at the top of the 1st division.

Originally a midfielder, Edit has showcased her versatility in top-level football by playing as a full-back on both sides. Possessing a solid foundational technique, a keen understanding of the game, and remarkable endurance, she contributes significantly to her team's performance.

In addition to her accomplishments on the field, Edit is on the verge of completing her dental degree, demonstrating her commitment to both academics and athletics. Notably, she is one of Norway's top female chess players, having represented Norway in the Olympics last year alongside her sister Monika, who is part of the healthcare team.

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Midfielders

Karoline Heimvik Haugland

Karoline, born and raised in Arna, spent her entire career playing for Arna Bjørnar until she ventured to the United States for college in 2018. There, she pursued her education to become a teacher. Karoline has now returned to Norwegian soil and is currently playing for Brann.

She assumes various roles on the field, operating in midfield, as a full-back, and on the wing. Born in 1998, Karoline has an impressive record of 56 appearances for the Norwegian national youth team. Her strengths lie in her wide-ranging skill set and the intensity she brings to the game. 

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Maria Denius Nielsen

Maria, born in 1997, is a native of Denmark. During her childhood and youth, she played for Aarhus. Maria spent the fall of 2022 in Norway with Grand Bodø before returning to her former club AGF in Aarhus in 2023. In the summer of 2023, she signed with AAFK Fortuna in Ålesund.

Known for her strength in duels and impressive endurance, Maria possesses a solid foundational technique and is versatile across multiple positions. She is adept at playing both in midfield and as a central defender. 

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Synne Fredriksen Moe

Synne, born and raised in Bodø, spent her childhood and youth playing for Innstranda IL. She is currently a player for Grand Bodø while pursuing her education to become a teacher at Nord University.

Born in 2002, Synne is a technically skilled player with a keen understanding of the game. She operates in midfield for Grand Bodø in the 1st division. 

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Forwards

Mali Motrøen Trøan

Mali, born and raised in Vingelen, a small mountain village in Hedmarken, played for her childhood club Tolga/Vingelen FK until 2015. She then transferred to Tynset for four seasons. In December 2019, Mali moved to Rosenborg in Trondheim, and in 2021, she relocated to Tromsø to be part of the TIL2020 initiative.

Mali continues to play for Tromsø and is a significant contributor to TIL2020's success in the top tier of the 1st division. Born in 2000, she excels in both forward and winger positions. Mali's strengths lie in speed, technique, and game understanding. Additionally, she possesses an immense work ethic and a strong mentality.

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    Marthe Hansen

    Marthe Hansen was born in 1999 and hails from Bodø. She is a speedy forward known for her prolific goal-scoring abilities. With 39 appearances in the 1st division, she has scored 8 goals.

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    Celine Nergård

    Celine Nergård, born in 1999 and hailing from Tromsdalen in Tromsø. Her childhood club is TUIL, before progressing to Fløya. There, she notably became the top scorer, won the 1st division in 2019, and was awarded the Player of the Year in the division. She then moved on to Rosenborg, where she continues to play. 

    Celine is an exceptionally fast and goal-scoring player. In addition to her football endeavors, she has pursued studies to become a nurse and is currently studying economics. Furthermore, she has represented her country in 15 under-21 international matches

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    Johanne Fridlund

    Johanne er født og oppvokst i Stavern og startet å spille for Stag. Hun har spilt for Nanset, Eik Tønsberg, Vålerenga, Grei, Lazio i Italia og nå Kolbotn. 

    Hun er en offensiv spiller, hovedsakelig kant og 10er. Hennes styrker er god grunnteknikk og evne til å utfordre 1 vs 1. 

    Johanne er født i 1996 og har 35 U-landskamper for Norge. 

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    Kristina Borgenhaug Brudvik

    Kristina er født i 2000 og spiller kant for Grand Bodø i 1. divisjon. Hun er opprinnelig fra Bergen, og spilte i Bønes IL i sine barne- og ungdomsår, før veien gikk videre til Arna Bjørnar i Toppserien. Etter dette spilte hun for Åsane frem til 2021.  

    Ved siden av fotballen studerer hun til å bli sykepleier ved Nord Universitet. Hennes styrker er overblikk og god grunnteknikk. Hun har en svært god skudd- og innleggsfot, og scorer mange målpoeng med det.

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    Jenny Norem

    Jenny, born in 1998, plays as a winger for Kolbotn, where she has been a key player for many seasons. She was born and raised in Drøbak and played for Drøbak Frogn IL in her childhood and youth.

    In addition to her football pursuits, she currently works as a trainee at Obos. On the field, Jenny's strengths include excellent technique and speed, coupled with a proficient shooting and crossing foot.

    With 8 appearances for the Norwegian national under-21 team, Jenny continues to make her mark in international football.

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    Anna Isabella Johansen

    Anna er født i 2001 og kommer fra Dønna. Hun spilte i Dønna i sine barne- og ungdomsår, før hun i 2017 gikk til Sandnessjøen. I 2018 dro hun til Grand Bodø.

    Ved siden av fotballen har hun studert til å bli barnevernspedagog, og leverte våren 2023 inn sin bachelor. 

    Anna spiller kant og spiss, og er en målfarlig, rask og teknisk spiller. Det er få spillere Anna ikke kommer seg forbi 1 vs 1. 

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    Keepers

    Ingvild Villa

    Ingvild is a goalkeeper born in 1996 and hails from Bodø. She played for her childhood club Grand Bodø before moving on to Sandviken. There, she played for three years before spending the next three years at Åsane. Currently, she plays for TIL2020 and is a key contributor to the team's push for promotion to Toppserien. Ingvild is a natural leader and serves as the captain of TIL2020.

    In addition to her football commitments, Ingvild works as a state meteorologist at the Meteorological Institute. She holds a bachelor's degree in climate, atmosphere, and ocean physics and a master's degree in Meteorology, both from the University of Bergen.

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    For Norwegian listeners, get to know Ingvild better on the podcast