Egil á Bø
Egil á Bø while playing for EB/Streymur in 2010
|Full name||Egil á Bø Zachariassen|
|Date of birth||2 April 1974|
|Place of birth||Tórshavn, Faroe Islands|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 July 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Egil á Bø (born 2 April 1974, né Egil Zachariassen) is a Faroese football defender who plays for EB/Streymur and the Faroe Islands national football team. Bø scored his first goal for the national team in a 3-1 defeat in Piatra Neamţ to Romania. Egil á Bø was previously known as Egil Zachariassen, he changed his family name a few years ago.
Late Debut on the Faroe Islands National Team
Egil is the oldest ever Faroese international debutant, having played the first game for his country in an away friendly with Portugal at the age of 34 years, 4 months and 18 days.
Egil á Bø has played for several Faroese football clubs:
- 2005- EB/Streymur
- 2004 B36 Tórshavn
- 2003 EB/Streymur
- 1999-2002 B36 Tórshavn
- 1996-1998 ÍF Fuglafjørður
- 1995 NSÍ Runavík
- 1993-94 EB/Streymur
- 1991-92 Streymur
- Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
|1||14 November 2009||Stadionul Ceahlăul, Piatra Neamţ, Romania||Romania||1-3||1-3||2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying|
- "Report: Romania vs Faroe Islands". ESPN Soccernet. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2009-09-15.
- Egil á Bø's profile on EB/Streymur's official website (in Faroese)
- Egil á Bø's profile on FaroeSoccer.com
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