Ninni Niiranen

  • Date of birth : 16/09/1985
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Finland Finland
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Ninni Niiranen

Ninni Niiranen

Previous clubs: Loviisan Riento, MPS

Domestic honours: Finnish Women's League (2), Finnish Women's Cup (1)

Which player most inspired you and why? Natalie Capuano. Her work ethic was something I have never seen before and her drive to become a better player in every aspect of her game was contagious.

Which coach most inspired you? Pauliina Miettinen.

What was the best advice they gave you? Work on your weaknesses. 

Best player you've played with? Beverly Goebel. 

What are your memories of your first club as a child? We were a big group of friends who started to play at the same time. The tournaments were a blast as a kid.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Work hard, especially on your weaknesses. Also, don't try to achieve everything straightaway, success can come later in your career.

Last updated: 18/09/12 21.58CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Ninni Niiranen
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 16/09/1985 (27)
  • Country: Finland

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Round of 32)
    28/09/11: PK-35 1-4 Rayo Vallecano

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 27/09/2012 01:25 CET