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Salo top transfer of the week – 21.06.2018

Finnish national team player Nico Salo is the top transfer of the week.


Finnish national team player Nico Salo is transferring back to his home country. He returns to play at the team Classic in Tampere after playing a season in the Swedish team FC Helsingborg. Salo has represented team Finland twice in both Men´s WFC and in U19 and also at the World Games in 2017. The 24-year-old forward was selected as the Finnish player of the year in 2017.



Nico Salo*  Forward (FIN) - Transferring to Classic (FIN) from FC Helsingborg (SWE)
International success:
TWG: 2017
WFC: 2016, 2014
WFCQ: 2018, 2016
U19WFC: 2013, 2011
Champions Cup: 2016, 2013
International Tournaments: 2017, 2011
U19 International Tournaments: 2012
Euro Floorball Tour: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009
FIN-SWE Challenge: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010

Other Transfers
       Tuomas Iiskola (FIN) Forward - Transferring to Floorball Köniz from Eräviikingit (FIN)
International success:
U19WFC: 2011
EuroFloorball Tour: 2015, 2011, 2010, 2009 
EuroFloorball Cup Qualifications: 2010 
International Tournaments: 2011
U19 International Tournaments: 2010
Finland-Sweden Challenge: 2011, 2010


Niklas Niiranen* Defender (FIN) - Transferring to TPS (FIN) from HC Rychenberg Winterthur (SUI)
International success:
WUC: 2014
U19WFC: 2009
U19 International Tournaments: 2010, 2008
Euro Floorball Tour: 2009
FIN-SWE Challenge: 2013, 2010, 2009


         Juuso Alin* Defender (FIN) - Transferring to TPS (FIN) from Kloten-Bulach Jets (SUI)
International success:
WUC: 2016
International Tournaments: 2017, 2016


             Filip Grapne* Defender (SWE) - Transferring to Chur Unihockey (SUI) from Djurgårdens IF (SWE)
International success:
Champions Cup: 2015

             Carl Kostov-Bredberg Defender (SWE) - Transferring to Zug United (SUI) from IK Sirius IBK (SWE)
International success:
WUC: 2014
EFT: 2017
FIN-SWE Challenge: 2017

             Julian Ruger* Defender (GER) - Transferring to Red Devils March-Höfe Altendorf (SUI) from FC Stein Munchen 1919 e.V. (GER)
International success:
WFCQ: 2018
International Tournaments:2017
U19 International Tournaments: 2009

              Claudio Thoma* Goalkeeper (SUI) - Transferring to Floorball Thurgau (SUI) from Örnsköldsvik IBK (GER)
International success:
Polish Cup: 2013

           Jiri Koutny* Forward (CZE) - Transferring to Florbal Chodov (CZE) from Zug United (SUI)
International success:
U19WFC: 2011
U19 International Tournaments: 2011
Euro Floorball Tour: 2010
Polish Cup: 2011

           Ondrej Vosta* Forward (CZE) - Transferring to Florbal Chodov (CZE) from Zug United (SUI)
International success:
Champions Cup: 2016


Roosa Virtanen* (FIN) Forward - Transferring to SU Mendrisiotto (SUI) from Päijät-Hämeen Salibandyseura (FIN)
International success:
EuroFloorball Tour: 2012 



* = Transfer not yet completed

The International transfer period began on the 1st of May and continues until the 15th of January 2019. The transfers will be made valid from the 1st of July onwards, but the transfers can already be sent to the IFF office from the 1st of May 2018 for processing.

All transfers are handled only during the office opening hours in the IFF Helsinki office and approved once a week, each Monday. E-mail address is transfer(at)floorball.org

More detailed information regarding the international transfers can be found here.

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