NSÍ Runavík

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NSÍ Runavík
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Full name Nes Sóknar Ítróttarfelag Runavík
Founded 1957
Ground Runavík Stadium, Við Løkin
Runavík, Faroes
Ground Capacity 2,000
Chairman Kinna F. Olsen
Manager Anders Gerber
League Effodeildin
2015 Effodeildin, 2nd
Website Club home page

NSÍ Runavík is a Faroese football club, playing in Runavík founded 24 March 1957. In 2003 NSÍ participated for the first time on a European stage.

In 2007 the club won the Faroe Islands Premier League for the first time.

The club has won the Faroe Islands Cup in 1986 and 2002. Aside from these instances, NSÍ Runavík featured in the 1980, 1985, 1988, 2004 and 2015 tournament finals.

The club plays in yellow and black. Their stadium (Við Løkin) has a capacity of 2,000. It is not approved by UEFA for international play, so Runavík play their UEFA Europa League matches at Tórsvøllur in Tórshavn or Svangaskarð in Toftir. The main sponsor of NSÍ is Bakkafrost, which is based in Glyvrar near Runavík and is the largest salmon farming companies in the Faroe Islands and is one of the biggest private employer in the islands, if not the biggest.[1]


Current squad[edit]

As of July 2016

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Faroe Islands GK Símun Hansen
2 Faroe Islands DF Per Langgaard
3 Faroe Islands DF Monrad Jacobsen
4 Faroe Islands DF Jens Joensen
5 Faroe Islands DF Jákup Andrias Gaardbo
7 Faroe Islands MF Jann Martin Mortensen
9 Faroe Islands FW Jonleif Højgaard
10 Faroe Islands FW Klæmint Olsen (captain)
11 Faroe Islands FW Árni Frederiksberg
12 Faroe Islands DF Einar Hansen
13 Faroe Islands DF Pól Jóhannus Justinussen
14 Denmark MF Nicolaj Køhlert
No. Position Player
15 Faroe Islands DF Johan Jacobsen
16 Faroe Islands MF Petur Knudsen
17 Faroe Islands MF Jann Benjaminsen
18 Faroe Islands MF Magnus Olsen
19 Faroe Islands FW Hans Marius Davidsen
22 Faroe Islands MF Hogni Madsen
23 Faroe Islands MF Jannik Olsen
24 Faroe Islands MF Andri Benjaminsen
25 Denmark DF Tobias Olesen
26 Faroe Islands MF Mórits Heini Mortensen
29 Faroe Islands GK Karstin Hansen

European record[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2003–04 UEFA Cup QR Norway FK Lyn 1–3 0–6 1–9
2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R Denmark Esbjerg fB 0–4 1–3 1–7
2005–06 UEFA Cup 1Q Latvia Liepajas Metalurgs 0–3 0–3 0–6
2008–09 UEFA Champions League 1Q Georgia (country) Dinamo Tbilisi 1–0 0–3 1–3
2009–10 UEFA Europa League 1Q Norway Rosenborg BK 0–3 1–3 1–6
2010–11 UEFA Europa League 1Q Sweden Gefle IF 0–2 1–2 1–4
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 1Q England Fulham 0–0 0–3 0–3
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 1Q Luxembourg Differdange 0–3 0–3 0–6
2015–16 UEFA Europa League 1Q Northern Ireland Linfield 4–3 0–2 4–5
2016–17 UEFA Europa League 1Q Belarus Shakhtyor Soligorsk  0–2  0–5 0–7
  • 1R: First round
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • 1Q: First qualifying round



  1. ^ "Bakkafrost Chief Financial Officer quits". Fishupdate.com. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to NSÍ Runavík at Wikimedia Commons