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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 coachLars Olsen
CaptainAtli Gregersen
Most capsFróði Benjaminsen (95)
Top scorerRógvi Jacobsen (10)
Home stadiumTórsvøllur
FIFA codeFRO
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 97 Increase 1 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest74 (July 2015, October 2016)
Lowest198 (September 2008)
Elo ranking
Current 147 Decrease 10 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest136 (March 2018)
Lowest173 (4 June 2008, 10 September 2008)
First international
 Iceland 1–0 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
(Akranes, Iceland; 24 August 1988)
Biggest win
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 3–0 San Marino 
(Toftir, Faroe Islands; 25 May 1995)
 Gibraltar 1–4 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
(Gibraltar; 1 March 2014)
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 3–0 Liechtenstein 
(Marbella, Spain; 25 March 2018)
Biggest defeat
 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)
Teamchef Lars Olsen

Most appearancesEdit

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Óli Johannesen 83
2 Jens Martin Knudsen 65
3 Julian Johnsson 62
4 John Petersen 57 8
5 Allan Mørkøre 54
6 Øssur Hansen 51

Top scorersEdit

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Rógvi Jacobsen 10
2 Todi Jónsson 9
3 John Petersen 8 57
3 Uni Arge 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.