Following the great popularity of the public screening of UEFA EURO 2016 men’s soccer matches in Ingólfstorg Square in downtown Reykjavík last year, organizers expressed their willingness to do it all over again this year for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
The Icelandic women’s football (soccer) team yesterday bested Slovakia in a convincing 2-0 victory away from home. In a tight schedule, the team go straight from this friendly match to a game against the Netherlands on Monday.
Iceland has risen three places in the latest FIFA world rankings for men’s football. Iceland is now the highest ranking of all the Nordic countries. Belgium loses the top spot to Argentina in the latest list.
Following the men’s football game last night in Laugardalur, where Iceland drew with Kazakhstan, securing the country participation in the EURO 2016 in France, the team had reason to celebrate.
Iceland’s football victory, 1-0, against The Netherlands in Amsterdam last night was historic in three ways.
Tomorrow night in Amsterdam, the Icelandic national men’s football team will compete against The Netherlands in qualifiers for the UEFA EURO 2016.
Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored as Iceland completed a superb comeback to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 and go top of Group A in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Reykjavik on Friday.
The roughly 10,000 ticket holders to tomorrow evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier match between Iceland and the Czech Republic have reason to be optimistic about the weather. Czech players are especially pleased to hear this.
Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.
The Euro UEFA 2016 qualifying match between Iceland and the Czech Republic is sold out, a month before it takes place on 12 June.