AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Olav Nilsen

Personal information
Playing positionMidfielder/Striker

     Home | Football | Olav Nilsen



Olav Nilsen (born 24 January 1942) is a former footballer from Norway. He was a striker in his early career, but was later used as a midfielder. He scored 19 goals in 62 matches for the Norway national football team.

On club level Nilsen played for Viking, being team captain during their heyday in the early 1970s. With Nilsen a commanding figure, they won three league championships in 1972, 1973 and 1974. The supporters nicknamed him "Olav Viking".




Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Olav/Nilsen?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Olav/Nilsen?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260