(Match 25) Wednesday, 11 August 1993 (Friendly match) FAROE ISLANDS - NORWAY 0-7 (0-4) Referee: Lars Gerner (Denmark) Crowd: 800, Svangaskarð, Toftir Goals: 0-1 Bohinen (6) penalty, 0-2 Leonhardsen (9), 0-3 Ivar (27), 0-4 Mjelde (39), 0-5 Østenstad (74), 0-6 Pedersen (75), 0-7 Østenstad (86) FAROE ISLANDS (Manager: Páll Guðlaugsson/25): Bjarni Johansen (1/IK Skovbakken, Aarhus, Denmark (IK Skovbakken)) Jan Dam (19/HB) Kurt Mørkøre (17/KÍ) Jóannes Jakobsen [c] (24/HB) Óli Johannesen (7/TB) Bjarki Mohr (1/B71) Allan Mørkøre (18/KÍ) Abraham Hansen (20/USGB, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France (USGB)) Jón Johannesen (2/Glostrup Idræts Club, Glostrup, Denmark (Glostrup IC)) Kári Reynheim (24/HB) Uni Arge (6/HB) Subs: Páll á Reynatúgvu (4/B71) for Jón Johannesen (23) Alvi Justinussen (11/GÍ) for Óli Johannesen (33) Jens Martin Knudsen (22/GÍ) for Bjarni Johansen (HT) Jens Erik Rasmussen (10/MB) for Bjarki Mohr (53) Súni Fríði Johannesen (1/B68) for Uni Arge (64) Eyðfinn Olsen (1/B68) for Páll á Reynatúgvu (73) NORWAY (Coach: Egil Olsen): Einar Rossbach - Ole Einar Martinsen, Dan Eggen, Tore Pedersen, Geirmund Brendesæter, Jostein Flo - Jan Ove Pedersen, Erik Mykland (Tom Kåre Staurvik HT), Øyvind Leonhardsen - Lars Bohinen, Mons Ivar Mjelde (Egil Østenstad 72). Notes: Jens Martin Knudsen saved a penalty kick from Norway's Lars Bohinen. Notes: Páll Guðlaugsson resigned as manager after this defeat, the equal-worst defeat for the Faroe Islands at the time. Jógvan Norðbúð and Johan Nielsen were the caretaker managers for the Faroe Islands' next international on 8 September 1993 against Romania.
(Match 26) Wednesday, 8 September 1993 (1994 World Cup qualifier, UEFA Group 4) FAROE ISLANDS - ROMANIA 0-4 (0-1) Referee: Vadzim Zhuk (Belarus) Crowd: 2,724, Svangaskarð, Toftir Goals: 0-1 Răducioiu (23), 0-2 Răducioiu (58), 0-3 Răducioiu (60), 0-4 Răducioiu (76) FAROE ISLANDS (Caretaker managers: Jógvan Norðbúð and Johan Nielsen/1) Jens Martin Knudsen (23/GÍ) Allan Mørkøre (19/KÍ) Óli Johannesen (8/TB) Jóannes Jakobsen [c] (25/HB) Kurt Mørkøre (18/KÍ) Alvi Justinussen (12/GÍ) Magni Jarnskor (9/GÍ) Abraham Hansen (21/USGB) Jan Dam (20/HB) Øssur Hansen (6/B68) Kári Reynheim (25/HB) Subs: Rúni Nolsøe (1/HB) for Allan Mørkøre (78) Páll á Reynatúgvu (5/B71) for Øssur Hansen (78) ROMANIA (Coach: Anghel Iordănescu): Florin Prunea - Dan Petrescu (Basarab Panduru 76), Ioan Lupescu, Daniel Prodan, Gheorghe Popescu, Tibor Selymes - Ioan Sabău, Gheorghe Hagi [c], Dorinel Munteanu - Florin Răducioiu, Ion Vlădoiu (Gheorghe Craioveanu 68). Notes: Florin Răducioiu was the first player to score four goals in an international match against the Faroe Islands. Notes: The Faroe Islands finished Group 4 in 6th and final position. Their qualifying record was 10 played, 0 wins, 0 draws, 10 losses, 1 goal for, 38 goals against, goal difference -37 and 0 points. Romania (7 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses, goal difference +17, 15 points) finished first in the group and Belgium (7 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses, goal difference +11, 15 points) finished second. Romania and Belgium qualified for the 1994 World Cup finals in the United States. Notes: On 22 January 1994, the qualifying draw for the 1996 European Championships, to be played in England, was held in Manchester, England. The Faroe Islands were assigned to Group 8 with Finland, Greece, Russia, San Marino and Scotland. Notes: On 21 February 1994, Allan Simonsen, formerly a striker for Denmark, was appointed the next manager of the Faroe Islands.
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