Faroe Islands national football team

men's national association football team representing the Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands national football team is the national football team of Faroe Islands.

Faroe Islands
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Landsliðið (The National Team)
AssociationFótbóltssamband Føroya
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachHåkan Ericson
CaptainHallur Hansson
Most capsFróði Benjaminsen (94)
Top scorerRógvi Jacobsen (10)
Home stadiumTórsvøllur
FIFA codeFRO
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 123 Decrease 7 (19 November 2021)[1]
Highest74 (July 2015, October 2016)
Lowest198 (September 2008)
First international
unofficial
 Shetland 5–1 Faroe Islands 
(Lerwick, Scotland; 9 June 1930)
official
 Iceland 1–0 Faroe Islands 
(Akranes, Iceland; 24 August 1988)
Biggest win
unofficial
 Faroe Islands 7–1 Åland Islands 
(Tórshavn, Faroe Islands; 12 July 1989)
 Faroe Islands 6–0 Ynys Môn Wales
(Norðragøta, Faroe Islands; 6 July 1989)
 Faroe Islands 6–0 Greenland 
(Sauðárkrókur, Iceland; 2 July 1980)
official
 Faroe Islands 5–1 Liechtenstein 
(Tórshavn, Faroe Islands; 7 June 2021)
Biggest defeat
unofficial
 Iceland B 10–0 Faroe Islands 
(Iceland; 3 August 1962)
official
 Yugoslavia 7–0 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
(Belgrade, Yugoslavia; 16 May 1991)
 Romania 7–0 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
(Bucharest, Romania; 6 May 1992)
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 0–7 Norway 
(Toftir, Faroe Islands; 11 August 1993)
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 1–8 Yugoslavia 
(Toftir, Faroe Islands; 6 October 1996)
Faroe Islands national football team (2013)
Head coach Håkan Ericson.

Player recordsEdit

As of 8 June 2021[3][4]

Most appearancesEdit

Rank Player Caps Goals Years
1 Fróði Benjaminsen 95 6 1999–2017
2 Óli Johannesen 83 1 1992–2007
3 Jákup Mikkelsen 73 0 1995–2012
4 Jóan Símun Edmundsson 66 7 2009–present
5 Jens Martin Knudsen 65 0 1988–2006
6 Julian Johnsson 62 4 1995–2005
Gunnar Nielsen 62 0 2009–present
8 Jákup á Borg 61 2 1998–2010
9 Atli Gregersen 59 1 2009–2019
Hallur Hansson 59 5 2012–present

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Goals Caps Ratio Years
1 Rógvi Jacobsen 10 53 0.19 1999–2009
2 Todi Jónsson 9 45 0.2 1991–2005
3 Uni Arge 8 37 0.22 1992–2002
4 Jóan Símun Edmundsson 7 66 0.11 2009–present
Klæmint Olsen 7 39 0.18 2012–present
6 John Petersen 6 57 0.11 1995–2004
Fróði Benjaminsen 6 95 0.06 1999–2017
Brandur Hendriksson 6 44 0.14 2014–present
9 Hallur Hansson 5 59 0.08 2012–present
10 Jan Allan Müller 4 34 0.12 1988–1998
Rógvi Baldvinsson 4 49 0.08 2011–present
Christian Holst 4 49 0.08 2003–2015
Julian Johnsson 4 62 0.06 1995–2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 19 November 2021. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. "Menn A - Allir leikarar (All players)". faroesoccer.com. Faroe Soccer. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  4. Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando. "Faroe Islands - Record International Players". RSSSF.