Neistin

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Neistin
Founded 1931
Arena Høllin á Hálsi
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President Kjartan Thomassen
Head coach Kári Horn and Jákup Hanusson
League Sunsetdeildin
2010/11 1
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Home
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Away
Website
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The women's team of Neistin won the Faroe Islands Handball Cup 2013, also called the Coca-Cola Cup. Neistin won the final against VB Vágur 27-24.
Neistin won the Coca-Cola Cup 2013.
Neistin playing the final in the Faroe Islands Cup 2013 against VB Vágur. The players of Neistin on this photo: Marjun Danberg (10), Nicoleta Radu Hansen (75) and Ása Dam á Neystabø (3).
Neistin's women's team in Sunsetdeildin in a match against VB Vágur in Vágshøll, March 2011.
Neistin's boy's team playing against VB Vágur in December 2011.

Neistin is a Faroese handball club in Tórshavn, which was founded on 21 March 1931.[1] Neistin has many different teams for men and women, boys and girls. They have teams in the men's best division, which is named after the head sponsor which is Atlantic Airways: Atlantic Airways deildin (The Atlantic Airways League).[2] Neistin has also a team in the women's best division, Sunset deildin. In April 2011 both men and women won the best divisions in Faroese handball and became Fareose champions. It was the first time in 33 years that both teams of Neistin won the Faroese championship.[3]

Faroe Islands Handball Cup - Steypakappingin[edit]

The Faroe Islands Handball Cup (Steypakappingin) has been arranged in the Faroe Islands since 1985 for the men and 1987 for the women. Neistin has won this competition several times.

Neistin women[edit]

The women's team of Neistin has won the Faroe Islands Handball Cup 12 times: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006 and 2012.[4]

Neistin men[edit]

The men's team of Neistin has won the Faroe Islands Handball Cup 6 times: 1992, 1994, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.[5]

The Faroese Championship in Handball[edit]

Neistin women in the Faroese Championship[edit]

The women's team of Neistin has won the Faroese Championship in handball 38 times: 1943, 1946, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2011 and 2012.[6]

Neistin men in the Faroese Championship[edit]

The men's team of Neistin has won the Faroese Championship in handball 8 times: 1949, 1953, 1955, 1978, 2000, 2008, 2010 and 2011.[7]

Board Members[edit]

The current board members of Neistin (2012):

  • Kjartan Thomassen
  • Súna Mørk
  • Kristianna Mohr
  • Edel Maria Jacobsen
  • Guðrun Patursson [8]

Coaches of Neistin 2010-11[edit]

Coaches of Sunset deildin (The Women's Premier League):

  • Birgir Hansen
  • Sigrun Mikkelsen
  • Solveig Birgirsdóttir

Coaches of Atlantic Airways deildin (The Men's Premier League):

  • Ingi Olsen
  • Jacob Jonsson
  • Eirikur Magnussen[9]

The Founders of Neistin[edit]

Neistin was founded on 21 March 1931 by these women:

  • Petra Rein
  • Jenny Rein
  • Edil Djurhuus
  • Helge Michelsen
  • Andreas Mouritsen
  • Hanna Mouritsen
  • Borghild Evensen
  • Anna á Lag
  • Sanna á Lag

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neistin.fo
  2. ^ M UF.fo
  3. ^ Portal.fo, 33 ár síðan seinast (in Faroese)
  4. ^ HSF.fo Vinnarar – kvinnur (Winners - Women)
  5. ^ HSF.fo Vinnarar – menn (Winners - Men)
  6. ^ HSF.fo Sunset – kappingin
  7. ^ HSF.fo Atlantic Airways – kappingin
  8. ^ Neistin.fo
  9. ^ Neistin.fo
  • Neistin 50 ár. From the Faroese magazine: Myndablaðið NÚ, nr. 1, 1981.

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