JIPPO (or Joensuun Iloiset Peli-Pojat) is a Finnish football club, based in Joensuu. It currently plays in the Finnish First Division (Ykkönen), which is the second highest level in Finnish football. The club's manager is Jarmo Korhonen, and it plays its home matches at Joensuun keskuskenttä or in indoor arena Joensuu Areena.

JIPPO was formed in 2001 after the merger of JiiPee and Ratanat - both playing in Kakkonen (third level), the division JIPPO played its first four seasons from 2002 to 2005. The team was promoted to Ykkönen for the season 2006 after winning the eastern group of Kakkonen and beating Klubi-04 2-1 on aggregate in the promotion playoff. Arpad Mester scored the winner goal.

Current squad

Former Players

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