The Iceland Men’s and Women’s National Football Teams are both number 20 on the newest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking lists.
The Icelandic men’s soccer team won a decisive victory in a friendly match against Indonesia yesterday.
It is not only Iceland's football players, but also its coaches, that have a growing reputation abroad.
Professional golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir was awarded 2017 Sportsperson of the Year last night in Reykjavík.
Iceland is already showing signs of excitement for the nation‘s first ever World Cup participation next year in Russia. FIFA has begun selling tickets and Icelanders have already applied for a number of tickets.
Icelandair will offer at least one direct flight from Keflavík to each of Iceland’s matches in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
FIFA has announced the seeding pots for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, placing Iceland in Pot 3.
Percussion group Stomp incorporated the so-called ‘Viking Clap’ into their performance at The Best FIFA Football Awards last night.
Germany‘s team was thought to be the likely winner, as its team hadn‘t lost a match in World Cup Qualifying since June 1998, with 26 wins in a row prior to this match.
Klara Bjartmarz, CEO of the Football Association of Iceland (KSÍ), says preparations are well underway for Iceland’s participation in the FIFA World Cup.
The Icelandic men's national football team beat Ukraine 2-0 at Laugardalsvöllur arena last night in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Nearly 3,000 Icelanders are expected to attend Iceland’s World Cup qualifying match against Finland next Saturday.
Everton have reached an agreement with Swansea to sign Icelandic football player Gylfi Sigurðsson for a club-record fee of GBP 45 million.
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.