Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.
If Icelandic aviation workers do not come to a contract agreement for better pay and conditions before the end of the month, the Games of the Small States of Europe will have to be canceled, as they are supposed to take place in Iceland from June 1.
The Euro UEFA 2016 qualifying match between Iceland and the Czech Republic is sold out, a month before it takes place on 12 June.
Iceland tied with Serbia in an away game in Nis yesterday, 25-25, in the 2016 Euro Qualifier. However, Iceland won against Serbia at Laugardalshöllin stadium in Reykjavík last Wednesday, 38-22.
As the Icelandic football league season opens, the game between Fylkir and Breiðablik in the first round of the Pepsi Championship should have gone ahead today, but has been postponed.
All five sports clubs in the northern part of the West Fjords plan to merge and they are asking you to come up with a new name.
Icelandic striker Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen has been offered a new contract by Bolton Wanderers at the end of the season.
The Icelandic national team in men’s football places no. 38 in the latest FIFA World Ranking published yesterday, down by three seats from the last ranking, despite beating Kazakhstan 3-0 in the Euro qualifier and making a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Estonia since then.
Norwegian sports writer Roar Stokke wrote on his blog yesterday that Norway “should take a lesson” from the Icelandic national team in men’s football, which beat Kazakhstan 3-0 on Saturday while Norway lost 1-5 against Croatia.