Øssur Hansen

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Øssur Hansen
Øssur Hansen a Faroese Football Player.jpg
Hansen playing for B68 Toftir against FC Suðuroy in 2010.
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-01-07) 7 January 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Toftir, Faroe Islands
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1991 B68 Toftir ? (8)
1992–1993 B68 34 (17)
1994 Vejle BK ? (0)
1994–1996 B68 39 (6)
1996 Herning Fremad ? (?)
1997 B68 7 (0)
1997 GÍ Gøta 9 (6)
1998 B68 17 (6)
1999 B36 Tórshavn 16 (4)
2000–2001 B68 28 (7)
2001–2002 B93 København ? (?)
2003–2010 B68 157 (27)
National team
1992–2002 Faroe Islands 51 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2010.

Øssur Hansen (born 7 January 1971) is a Faroese football midfielder/defender who currently played for B68 Toftir in the Faroese Premier League.[1] Hansen is amongst the 10 most capped players of the Faroe Islands national team with 51 matches.[2]

Club career[edit]

He has played most of his career with B68 Toftir, but has also played with GÍ Gøta, B36 Tórshavn and a number of smaller Danish Clubs.

International career[edit]

Øssur Hansen made his debut for the Faroe Islands in May 1992 against Norway. He played 51 senior international matches scoring 2 goals, his last match was the famous October 2002 1-2 loss against Germany in Hanover.

He has scored two international goals, both of which proved indispensable; a penalty equalizer in a 2-1 victory away to Malta on 30 April 1997 and, most famously, a stunning free kick equalizer deep in injury time in a 2-2 draw against Slovenia on 3 September 2000. He is the sixth most capped player for the Faroe Islands national side.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 30 April 1997 Ta' Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali, Malta  Malta 1-1 2-1 1998 WC Qualification
2 3 September 2000 Svangaskarð, Toftir, Faroe Islands  Slovenia 2-2 2-2 2002 WC Qualification

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