FC Haka

Haka ( officially: Football Club Haka ) is a Finnish football club from Valkeakoski. As a nine -time Finnish champion and a twelve-time winner of the domestic cup is currently only second-rate playing in the Ykkönen club is one of the most successful teams in the country.


The club was founded in 1934 as Valkeakosken Haka. 15 years of the club was a master of the second division in the Mestaruussarja, the then top division on.

In 1955, when the Finnish Cup was held for the first time, the first title in club history was won by a 5-1 final win against Helsingin Palloseura. The 1960s were the most successful era of the club's history. 1960 won Haka became the first club in the history of the Finnish football league and cup double profit, at the same time the first championship of the club. Two more league titles and cup victories were won in this decade.

In 1972 the club joined the gang in the second division, but went straight back on. It took until 1977 to the next track: Haka won for the second time, the Double. In the 1980s, get three Cup wins, which resulted in Haka in the 1983/84 season after wins against Sligo Rovers and Hammarby IF in the quarter- final of the European Cup Winners' Cup came to Juventus. There, however, was for Haka with two 0-1 defeats last stop. Only in 1995 it again wqurde Finnish champion. However, after the club was relegated in the season from the second division. With the newly committed coach Keith Armstrong you got back up and Haka was three consecutive Finnish champion. Under Armstrong's successor Olli Huttunen, the club won the 2004 championship and the Cup twice. 2012 finished the Haka twelfth and last place in the championship, un rose again from the Ykkönen.


  • Finnish Football Champion: 1960, 1962, 1965, 1977, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004
  • Finnish Cup Winners: 1955, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1969, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1997, 2002, 2005
  • Finnish League Cup Winners: 1995

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