AS first experiences of Norway go, Christophe Berra's was more pickled herring than fjords and midnight sun.
David Weir has hailed former Rangers team-mate Lee McCulloch as the "perfect man" to guide the Ibrox club back to the top flight.
The prelude to the match carried the intrigue.
Rangers marched on to the Scottish League Two title with their 16th victory on the bounce against Airdrieonians at Ibrox.
Rangers nudged their perfect league record along another notch on Wednesday night but an 11th successive win came at a cost.