Egil á Bø

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Egil á Bø
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Egil á Bø while playing for EB/Streymur in 2010
Personal information
Full name Egil á Bø Zachariassen
Date of birth (1974-04-02) 2 April 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 EB/Streymur 46 (12)
1995–1996 NSÍ Runavík 17 (3)
1996–1999 ÍF Fuglafjørður 52 (16)
1999–2003 B36 Tórshavn 67 (13)
2003–2004 EB/Streymur 16 (4)
2004–2005 B36 Tórshavn 16 (7)
2005– EB/Streymur 197 (21)
National team
2008–2010 Faroe Islands 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 July 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 July 2013

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.[1] 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[edit]

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.

Club career[edit]

Egil á Bø has played for several Faroese football clubs:

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 November 2009 Stadionul Ceahlăul, Piatra Neamţ, Romania  Romania 1-3 1-3 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying


  1. ^ "Report: Romania vs Faroe Islands". ESPN Soccernet. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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