Íþróttabandalag Akraness

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Full name Íþróttabandalag Akraness
Nickname(s) Skagamenn, Gulir og Glaðir (Yellow and happy)
Short name ÍA
Founded 1946
Ground Akranesvöllur,
Akranes, Iceland
Ground Capacity 6,000 (852 seated)
Chairman Magnús Guðmundsson
Manager Gunnlaugur Jónsson
League 1. deild
2014 1. deild, 2nd (promotion)
Current season

Íþróttabandalag Akraness is an Icelandic sports club founded in 1946 and based in the town of Akranes, west Iceland. Among the main sports its members can practice are basketball, football, golf, horsemanship, gymnastics, volleyball, bowling, karate, badminton, swimming and powerlifting. The men's football team, the club's flagship, plays in yellow shirts and socks, and black shorts.



  • Icelandic Cups: 9
    • 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2003
      (runner-up: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1999)

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Páll Gísli Jónsson
3 Iceland DF Sindri Snæfells Kristinsson
4 Iceland DF Arnór Snær Guðmundsson
5 Iceland DF Ármann Smári Björnsson (captain)
6 Iceland MF Ingimar Elí Hlynsson
7 Iceland FW Andri Adolphsson
8 Iceland MF Hallur Flosason
9 Iceland FW Garðar Gunnlaugsson
10 Iceland MF Jón Vilhelm Ákason
11 Iceland MF Arnar Már Guðjónsson
No. Position Player
12 Iceland GK Árni Snær Ólafsson
14 Iceland MF Ólafur Valur Valdimarsson
15 Iceland DF Teitur Pétursson
16 Iceland MF Þórður Þorsteinn Þórðarson
17 Iceland MF Wentzel Steinarr R Kamban
19 Iceland FW Eggert Kári Karlsson
20 Iceland DF Gylfi Veigar Gylfason
21 Iceland MF Jón Björgvin Kristjánsson
27 England DF Darren Lough


Women Football[edit]




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