Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Florida State star Talonen heads for Sweden
January 15th, 2009 7:30AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

For the second year in a row, a Florida State star is headed to Sweden's Damallsvenskan. Finnish international Sanna Talonen joined KIF Orebro, marking her return to Sweden. She had played for Balinge in the first half of the 2007 Swedish league season.

According to the Damallsvenskan Newsblog, Talonen signed a two-year deal with Orebro. The Finn, a member of the 2008 Soccer America Women's MVP first team, scored 35 goals in 45 matches for the Seminoles.

Last year, Japanese international Mami Yamaguchi signed for Umea with one year of college eligibility still left.

Talonen has been in China this week with the Finnish national team, which also features two other KIF players. Finland will host the 2009 European Women's Championship.

Talonen is the second 2008 Soccer America MVP to sign with a Swedish team. Oklahoma State's Yolanda Odenyo is returning home to play for Linkoping.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Women's Week 3: Four games to follow this weekend    
Last year, Virginia knocked off the defending champion UCLA in the quarterfinals of the NCA Tournament, ...
Candidates for 2015 Senior CLASS Award named    
Sixty men's and women's soccer players were selected as candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award ...
Video Pick: Gameock Torda hits a golazo    
South Carolina senior Jeffrey Torda's winning goal in the Gamecocks' 4-2 victory over Georgia Southern made ...
Brown's Pincince plans to retire after 39 years    
Phil Pincince, the NCAA's longest-standing women's soccer coach, has announced that he will retire as Brown's ...
Men's Week 2: Five games to follow this weekend    
A bicoastal matchup of national powerhouses, Maryland-UCLA, and one of the great in-state rivalry matches, Clemson-South ...
Monday: BYU makes it three in a row, all shutouts    
No. 8 BYU made it three wins in three games, all by shutouts, as it beat ...
POTW: Diniz, Wyatt takes NSCAA honors    
Stetson senior midfielder Lucas Diniz and DePaul senior forward Elise Wyatt were named the NSCAA College ...
Monday: Morris gets first goal, Cardinal beats Cardinals    
Jordan Morris, who was not called up for the U.S. senior national team or under-23 team ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
UCLA and Virginia, last year's Men's College Cup finalists, remained 1-2 in the weekly Soccer America ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
Virginia is the new No. 1 in the weekly Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. Preseason ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives