(Match 1) Wednesday, 24 August 1988 (Friendly match) ICELAND - FAROE ISLANDS 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Sveinn Sveinsson (Iceland) Crowd: 1,000, ÍA Akranes, Akranes, Iceland Goals: 0-1 Torðarson (32). FAROE ISLANDS: (Manager: Páll Guðlaugsson/1): Jens Martin Knudsen (1/NSÍ Runavík (NSÍ)) Julian Hansen (1/Argja Bóltfelag (AB)) Kristian Petersen [c] (1/Ítróttarfelag Fuglafjarðar (ÍF)) Poul Enok Hansen (1/Gótu Ítróttarfelag (GÍ)) Mikkjal Danielsen (1/Miðvágs Bóltfelag (MB)) Beinur Poulsen (1/Klaksvíkar Ítróttarfelag (KÍ)) Torkil Nielsen (1/SÍF Sandavágur (SÍF)) Abraham Hansen (1/B36 Tórshavn (B36)) Jens Erik Rasmussen (1/MB) Kurt Mørkøre (1/Leirvíkar Ítróttarfelag (LÍF)) Kári Reynheim (1/B36) Subs: Jan Allan Müller (1/Vágs Bóltfelag (VB)) for Jens Erik Rasmussen (60) Hans Leo í Bartalsstovu (1/GÍ) for Beinur Poulsen (72) ICELAND: (Coach: Siegfried Held) Guðmundur Hreiðarsson - Sævar Jónsson (Ágúst Omar Jónsson HT), Kristinn R. Jónsson - Omar Torðarson, Atil Eðvaldsson [c] (Tórvaldur Orlygsson HT), Ólafur Thordarson, Pétur Arntórsson, Rúnar Kristinsson, Vidar Thorkelsson - Ragnar Margeirsson (Ormar Orlygsson HT), Arnljótur Daviðsson. Notes: This was the Faroe Islands' first official international match. The Faroe Islands became a member of FIFA on 2 July 1988.
(Match 2) Friday, 14 April 1989 (Friendly match) FAROE ISLANDS - CANADA 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Erik Frederiksson (Sweden) Crowd: 3,200, Ovara Vølli í Gundadali, Tórshavn Goals: 1-0 Torkil Nielsen (4). FAROE ISLANDS: (Manager: Páll Guðlaugsson/2): Jens Martin Knudsen (2/NSÍ) Julian Hansen (2/Stenløse BK, Stenløse, Denmark (Stenløse)) Kristian Petersen (2/ÍF) Jóannes Jakobsen [c] (1/Havnar Bóltfelag (HB)) Tummas Eli Hansen (1/B36) Poul Enok Hansen (2/GÍ) Torkil Nielsen (2/SÍF) Abraham Hansen (2/ÍF) Mikkjal Danielsen (2/MB) Kári Reynheim (2/B36) Kurt Mørkøre (2/KÍ) Subs: Gunnar Mohr (1/HB) for Kurt Mørkøre (77) CANADA: (Coach: Bob Lenarduzzi): Paul Dolan - Peter Sarantopoulos, Steve McDonald, Tony Nocita, Keith Izatt - Drew Ferguson, Norman Odinga, Guido Tittotto, Lucio Ianiero - Nick Gilbert (Doug Muirhead HT), Alex Bunbury. Notes: This was the Faroe Islands' first win in an official international. The match was also the Faroe Islands' first official international match at home. With his goal in the fourth minute, Torkil Nielsen scored his country's first goal at international level.
(Match 3) Sunday, 16 April 1989 (Friendly match) FAROE ISLANDS - CANADA 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Nemus Djurhuus (Faroe Islands) Crowd: 2,000, KÍ Klaksvík, Klaksvík Goals: 0-1 Drew Ferguson (78). FAROE ISLANDS: (Manager: Páll Guðlaugsson/3): Jens Martin Knudsen (3/NSÍ) Julian Hansen (3/Stenløse) Kristian Petersen (3/ÍF) Jóannes Jakobsen [c] (2/HB) Tummas Eli Hansen (2/B36) Poul Enok Hansen (3/GÍ) Torkil Nielsen (3/SÍF) Abraham Hansen (3/ÍF) Mikkjal Danielsen (3/MB) Kári Reynheim (3/B36) Gunnar Mohr (2/HB) Subs: Magni Jarnskor (1/GÍ) for Mikkjal Danielsen (51) Jógvan Petersen (1/B68 Toftir (B68)) for Gunnar Mohr (32) Kurt Mørkøre (3/KÍ) for Jógvan Petersen (62) CANADA: (Coach: Bob Lenarduzzi): Pat Onstad - Peter Sarantopoulos, David Flovento (Jim Reyes, HT), Guido Boin, Keith Izatt - Drew Ferguson, Jamie Lowery, Norman Odinga (Doug Muirhead, HT), Lucio Ianiero - Nick Gilbert (Guido Tittotto, HT), Alex Bunbury Notes: The two-match friendly series between the Faroe Islands and Canada was squared 1-1. Notes: On 2 February 1990, the qualifying draw for the 1992 European Championships was held in Stockholm, Sweden. The Faroe Islands team was drawn in Group 4 with Austria, Denmark, Northern Ireland and Yugoslavia.
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