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In NISO, we work daily to improve your everyday life as an athlete. We work with career guidance, education, negotiation, dispute resolution, and various campaigns. Our "Show racism the red card" campaign is one of our passions, as well as everything that can affect and improve an athlete's daily life.


NISO´s own lawyer can assist you in legal issues regarding your career as an athlete.


Phone:+47 982 60 590

NISO, Torggata 12, 0181 Oslo

Madiou Konate

Foreign Player Advisor

Phone: 92266902



Norske Idrettsutøveres Sentralorganisasjon (NISO) is a nationwide union for athletes playing in Norway or abroad. NISO acts as a trade union for athletes and holds office at Youngstorget in Oslo.

NISO work to strengthen athletes rights both individually and collectively. We also work with measures to make your everyday as an athlete easier - e.g. education, insurance, career planning and other membership benefits.


The federation was established as an association in 1995. Today, former player Erlend Hanstveit leads a team of eight, serving over 1400 athletes from different sports. NISO is a member of the international players association FIFPro, WAIPU (ice hockey), EHPU (handball) and EU Athletes.

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