Gersbach wins title with Rosenborg

Australia left-back Alex Gersbach has won the Norwegian Tippeligaen Championship with Rosenborg after a 3-1 victory away to arch-rivals Molde sealed the title with five matches left to play.

Alex Gersbach

Alex Gersbach celebrates the title with his Rosenborg teammates. Source: Twitter

Gersbach, who joined in January, played the full 90 minutes as a second-half brace from captain Mike Jensen and a goal from Christian Gytknaer helped Rosenborg secure their third Norwegian title in a row. 

The former Sydney FC defender, played 17 times in the league this season, picking up two assists in the process. 

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The win for the Trondheim club, who have five matches left to play, puts them on 62 points after 25 games, a whopping 21 points ahead of second-placed Brann Bergen, who have a game in hand.

"It feels fantastic, it's hard to describe," a jubilant Jensen said after the final whistle. "Everyone in the team has been focused on this and to finally stand here as champions is an incredible feeling."


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Published 25 September 2016 at 11:18am
By Nick Stoll