After winning the Finish Championship last season to complete a record of four championship titles in a row, Demba Savage’s HJK Helsinki are engaged in series of international club friendlies with fellow teams from
The warm-up matches before the start of the Finnish league include a game against Twente.
They lost 5-3 to Twente on penalties on Monday.
They were expected to face Norwegian side Strömsgodset yesterday.
HJK, the most famous Finnish sports club in
HJK-head coach Sixten Boström is happy and positive that the team has not yet suffered any injuries during the camp.
He said on club’s website ahead of yesterday’s game: “And we must remember that many players are not still in full 90-minute condition, so exchanges will be made during the game.”
HJK are also getting set for their league cup outing against Honka and MYPA next week.
On February 13 HJK is set to face another Norwegian side Honefoss at a Vantaa Tournament.
Swedish side Djurgardens IF will also play the Finnish giants in the side tournament on 16 February 2013.