Arnbjørn Hansen

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Arnbjørn Hansen
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Personal information
Full name Arnbjørn Theodor Hansen
Date of birth (1986-02-27) 27 February 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Eiði, Faroe Islands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
EB/Streymur
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003– EB/Streymur 251 (159)
National team
2004 Faroe Islands U19 2 (0)
2007 Faroe Islands U21 4 (1)
2006– Faroe Islands 15 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 April 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 April 2013

Arnbjørn Theodor Hansen (IPA: [ˈaɻɳ.ˌpjœtn ˈhan̥s.ɛn]; born 27 February 1986 in Eiði) is a Faroese football striker who plays for EB/Streymur in the Faroe Islands Premier League. He also plays for the Faroe Islands national team.

Career[edit]

Arnbjørn Theodor Hansen has some good skills in handball and football. Through his younger years he played with HB and EB/Streymur. When Arnbjørn was at HB, he was 12 years old. He moved to EB/Streymur after his short spell at HB and it was there his football career really started. He had trials at Danish club Odense BK, but was not offered a contract with the Danish Superliga team. In 2008 Arnbjørn Hansen scored 20 goals in the Faroe Islands Premier League, the top Faroese division, for EB/Streymur. In 2006 he won the title "Best young player of the year".[1] He was chosen as player of the year 2008. Hansen won the Faroese Golden Boot 2008 for being the top scorer in the top Faroese division, Vodafonedeildin. He scored 20 goals, which was 5 goals more than number two on the top scoring list, Andrew av Fløtum from HB Tórshavn, who scored 15.[1] He also won the golden boot in 2010 together with Christian Høgni Jacobsen from NSÍ; they scored 22 goals each.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 September 2009 Svangaskarð, Toftir, Faroe Islands  Lithuania 2–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
2 7 June 2011 Svangaskarð, Toftir, Faroe Islands  Estonia 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
3 16 October 2012 Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands  Republic of Ireland 1–2 1–4 2014 World Cup qualifier

Honours[edit]

Faroese Premier League: 2008 and 2012

Faroese Premier League Runner-up: 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011

Effodeildin Team of the Season: 2012

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