|Full name||Ole Christer Basma|
|Date of birth||1 August 1972|
|Place of birth||Norway|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|–1990||Røyken og Spikkestad|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Christer Basma (born 1 August 1972) is a Norwegian former footballer who played as a defender. He played 16 consecutive seasons Tippeligaen, for Kongsvinger, Stabæk and Rosenborg. With 350 top division appearances, Basma has made the eighth-highest number of appearances in Eliteserien. Basma was capped 40 times for Norway. He has later worked as assistant coach of Ranheim.
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Basma started his career with little Røyken og Spikkestad and then played for Bærum but his breakthrough came at Kongsvinger. He moved on to Stabæk, before he finally went to Rosenborg in 1998. With the Trondheim club he won Tippeligaen eight times and he featured in 40 Champions League games. His last game for Rosenborg BK on 27 January 2008 in the 4-0 loss against Valencia in the 2007–08 UEFA Cup, before his retired in January 2009.
After 16 consecutive season in Tippeligaen and 350 matches, Basma is the player with the fourth most matches in the Norwegian top-flight, only surpassed by Roar Strand, Daniel Berg Hestad and Morten Berre.
In 2010, while coaching Ranheim, he appeared on the field as defender, first in the Norwegian Cup against Kristiansund BK, and also in the First Division against Mjøndalen and Sandnes Ulf.
Basma played for the amateur side Mosvik IL in the 6. Divisjon in 2013, where he was teammate with the cross-country skier Petter Northug.
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Basma made his debut for Norway in a November 1995 friendly match against Trinidad and Tobago and earned a total of 40 caps, scoring no goals. His last international match was a January 2005 friendly match against Bahrain.
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During the 2010 season he was assistant coach of Ranheim in the First Division, in a coaching team including Per Joar Hansen and Otto Ulseth.
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- ^ "Historisk statistikk - Flest kamper" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2011.
- ^ "Northug henter "halve" RBK". ABC Nyheter (in Norwegian). 12 April 2013. Archived from the original on 31 May 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- ^ Norway - Record International Players - RSSSF
- ^ "Basma til Ranheim" (in Norwegian). Nettavisen. 27 November 2009. Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
- Profile at Rosenborg club website at the Wayback Machine (archived December 19, 2007)
- Christer Basma at National-Football-Teams.com
- 1972 births
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- Association football defenders
- Bærum SK players
- CS1 Norwegian-language sources (no)
- Eliteserien players
- Kongsvinger IL Toppfotball players
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- Norway international footballers
- Norway under-21 international footballers
- Norwegian First Division players
- Norwegian footballers
- People from Buskerud
- Ranheim Fotball players
- Rosenborg BK players
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