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Rolf Johannessen

Rolf Johannessen
Personal information
Date of birth (1910-03-15)15 March 1910
Place of birth Fredrikstad, Norway
Date of death 2 February 1965(1965-02-02) (aged 54)
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934– Fredrikstad
National team
Norway 20 ((0))
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Rolf Johannessen (15 March 1910 – 2 February 1965) was a Norwegian football defender.


He played for Norway in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.[1][2] He was capped 20 times for Norway.[3]

On the club level he played for Lisleby, then Fredrikstad from 1934. He also played football while taking education in Saarland, and became Saar champion. In Norway he won two league titles and four cup titles.[4]

After retiring he chaired Fredrikstad FK from 1950 to 1953 and 1960 to 1962. He was an honorary member of the club. He died in February 1965 at Fredrikstad Hospital.[4]

Fifa World Cup Career

National team Year Apps Goals Assists
Norway 1938 3 0 0


  1. ^ 1938 FIFA World Cup France
  2. ^ FIFA profile
  3. ^ Rønning, Vegard. "Adelskalender for norske landslagsspillere" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Rolf Johannessen død".  
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