B68 Toftir

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B68 Toftir
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Full name Tofta Ítróttarfelag, B68
Founded 21 December 1962
Ground Svangaskard
Toftir, Faroes
Ground Capacity 6.000
Chairman Beinta Mikkelsen
Manager Øssur Hansen
League 1. deild
2013 1st (1. deild)

B68 Toftir is a Faroese football club, playing in the village of Toftir in Effodeildin. After being promoted to the 1. deild (now called Effodeildin) in 1980, they won the league 3 times: in 1984, 1985, and 1992. In 2004 they were relegated. 2005 saw them bounce back to the top flight, coming first in the second division, but they were again relegated from the Premier Division at end of the 2006 season. In 2007 they easily won the second division, and were promoted.

In the 2008 season theycame 6th out of 10 in the Premier League. In the 2009 season, they finished in 4th place. In 2010 they finished as number 7 in Effodeildin, and in 2011 they finished as number 6.

In 2012, B68 Toftir ended as number 9 in Effodeildin and were relegated: they only needed to score one more goal against TB Tvøroyri in the final round to stay up. They won the match 4-1, but it was not enough. They played in 1. deild in 2013.

Achievements[edit]

Jóhan Dávur Højgaard (in red) from B68 Toftir in a match in Vodafonedeildin in 2010 against FC Suðuroy.
Christian Høgni Jacobsen and other B68 Toftir players against FC Suðuroy in September 2012.
B68 Toftir players in 2012.
B68 vs. TB Tvøroyri in the final round of Effodeildin. Both teams struggled in order not to get relegated. B68 won the match 4-1, but it was not enough, the needed to win with 4 goals. This photo is from the one of the final minutes, where even the goal keeper of B68 is trying to make a goal.

Current squad[edit]

As of 22 March 2014

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

No. Position Player
1 Faroe Islands GK Mads Nesá
3 Faroe Islands DF Niklas Poulsen
6 Faroe Islands MF Emil Ronaldsson
7 Ivory Coast MF Evrard Blé
8 Faroe Islands MF Kristian Anton Andreassen
9 Faroe Islands MF Jann Ingi Petersen (captain)
10 Faroe Islands FW Jónleif Højgaard
11 Faroe Islands MF Jóhan Dávur Højgaard
14 Faroe Islands MF Hákun Edmundsson
15 Faroe Islands MF Esmar Clementsen
16 Faroe Islands DF Bergur Gregersen
No. Position Player
17 Faroe Islands DF Ari Johannesen
18 Faroe Islands DF Ovi Brim
20 Denmark DF Mads Rosenberg
24 Faroe Islands MF Andrias á Líknargøtu
25 Faroe Islands GK Ragnar Lindholm
26 Faroe Islands GK Kristian Joensen
32 Faroe Islands MF Janus Mortensen

Staff[edit]


B68 Toftir in Europe[edit]

Season Competition Round Opponent Result
1993–94 Champions League Q Croatia Croatia Zagreb 0–5, 0–6
1996 Intertoto Cup 1 Austria Linzer ASK 0–4
Cyprus Apollon Limassol 1–4
Germany Werder Bremen 0–2
Sweden Djurgården 1–5
2001 Intertoto Cup 1 Belgium Sporting Lokeren 2–4, 0–0
2002 Intertoto Cup 1 Switzerland St. Gallen 1–5, 0–6
2004–05 UEFA Cup 1Q Latvia FK Ventspils 0–3, 0–8

Chairmen[edit]

  • Betuel Hansen (1962-?)
  • Johan Hammer
  • Dánjal Eli Højgaard
  • Johan Hammer
  • Dánjal Eli Højgaard
  • Johan Hammer
  • Marius Danielsen
  • Jóannes á Líðarenda
  • Janus Jensen (1978–79)
  • Haldur Gaardbo (1979–82)
  • Niclas Davidsen (1982-2007)
  • Jógvan Højgaard (2007- )

Managers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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