Place of birthElimaki, Finland –1982MP PositionDefender YearsTeam Height1.80 m
Current teamFinland youth RoleFootball player Playing positionDefender NameIlkka Makela
Date of birth(1963-06-25) 25 June 1963 (age 52)
Ilkka Mäkelä (born 25 June 1963, in Elimäki) is a Finnish football manager, former player, and current headcoach of Finland's youth teams.
He was sacked after the 2010 season as FC Lahti were relegated to Ykkönen. On 20 December 2010 he signed a three-year contract with Finnish FA, taking the Finland's U15, U16 and U17 teams under his management.