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Christian Andreasen

Christian Andreasen
FSF president Christian Andreasen ©UEFA.com

Association info

  • Founded: 1979
  • UEFA affiliation: 1990
  • FIFA affiliation: 1988
  • Stadium: Tórsvøllur
  • Address: Gundadalur P.O. Box 3028 110 TÓRSHAVN
  • Telephone: +298 351 979
  • Fax: +298 319 079

Christian Andreasen

Nationality: Faroese
Date of birth: 10 December 1959
Association president since: 2010

• A goalkeeper for B68 Toftir's Tofta Ítróttarfelag in his youth, Christian Andreasen studied law at the University of Copenhagen and went into practice back in the Faroe Islands; he has since been on the board of directors of several large companies, often as chairman.

• Elected to the committee of the Faroe Islands Football Association (FSF) for the first time on a two-year mandate in 1986, he worked as a legal advisor to the governing body before returning to the committee in 2002; he was elected president in 2010, and was re-elected for a four-year term in February 2013 .

• During a visit to UEFA headquarters, Andreasen said: "Interest in football in the Faroe Islands is huge. We have a population of 50,000 and 5,000 active football players - 10% of the population; that might be a record. Our goal is to maintain this interest, provide better facilities and try to make our mark in international football."

Last updated: 26/02/13 19.37CET

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