Haukar

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Haukar
Haukar.jpg
Full name Knattspyrnufélagið Haukar
Founded 12 April 1931; 86 years ago (1931-04-12)
Ground Ásvellir, Schenker Stadium,
Hafnarfjörður
Ground Capacity 2,120
Chairman Jón Björn Skúlason
Manager Magnús Gunnarsson
League 1. deild karla
2016 1. deild karla, 5th

Haukar (English: Hawks F.C.) is an Icelandic athletic club from Hafnarfjörður with divisions in Football, Handball, Basketball, Karate, Skiing & Chess.

Club history[edit]

The club was founded on 12 April 1931, when 13 young boys got together in a local KFUM(Icelandic YMCA) house to form a new athletic club in the town, at the club's 3rd meeting it was decided that it would be named Knattspyrnufélagið Haukar. Their football team beat Snæfell in the Icelandic FA Cup 31–0 on 16 May 2012.

Facilities[edit]

Haukar's home is Ásvellir which has a purpose built arena for Handball and Basketball as well as a grass and artificial turf field for the Football team.

On 8 October 2009, it was announced that Haukar would play home games in the Pepsi-Deildin at Valur's Vodafonevöllurinn for the next 3 seasons, to be reviewed at the end of each season.

At the same time it was announced that a stand with seating for 500 would be built at Haukar's artificial turf to meet with the regulations of the female Pepsi-Deildin.

Trophies and achievements[edit]

Trophies[edit]

Men's Handball
  • Icelandic Championships: 10
  • 1943, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015
  • Icelandic Cup: 5
  • 1980, 1997, 2001, 2002,2010
Women's Handball
  • Icelandic Championships: 7
  • 1945, 1946, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005
  • Icelandic Cup: 4
  • 1997, 2003, 2006, 2007
Men's Basketball
  • 1985, 1986, 1996
Women's Basketball
  • Icelandic Championships: 3
  • 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Icelandic Cup: 5
  • 1984, 1992, 2005, 2007, 2010

Current squad[edit]

From: http://www.haukar.is/ Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Iceland GK Daði Lárusson
4 Iceland DF Valur Fannar Gíslason
5 Iceland DF Sverrir Garðarsson
7 Iceland MF Sigurbjörn Örn Hreiðarsson
8 Iceland DF Kristján Ómar Björnsson
9 Cape Verde FW Fufura
10 Iceland FW Enok Eiðsson
11 Iceland FW Magnús Páll Gunnarsson
13 Iceland MF Björgvin Stefánsson
14 Iceland GK Magnús Þór Gunnarsson
16 Iceland MF Aron Freyr Eiríksson
No. Position Player
17 Iceland MF Gunnlaugur Fannar Guðmundsson
19 Iceland FW Viktor Unnar Illugason
21 Iceland MF Guðmundur Viðar Mete
22 Iceland MF Aron J. Pétursson
23 Iceland DF Guðmundur Sævarsson
26 Iceland MF Anton Bjarnason
27 Iceland MF Alexander Freyr Sindrason
14 United States GK Will Dieterich
Iceland MF Zlatko Krikic
Iceland DF Aran Nganpanya

See also[edit]

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