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Faroe Islands coach Lars Olsen has selected a 24-man squad for the Group F qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Finland.

Full-backs Bárður Hansen and Johan Davidsen are not included but left-back Gilli Sørensen has recovered from injury to be involved, as has right-back Jónas Tór Næs. Rógvi Baldvinsson makes the cut for the first time this qualifying campaign to cover for central defender Atli Gregersen, who is suspended for Friday’s meeting with the Northern Irish. Injury to Andreas Lava Olsen means a recall for Víkingur team-mate Finnur Justinussen.

Goalkeepers: Gunnar Nielsen (Stjarnan), Teitur Gestsson (HB), Tórður Thomsen (B36).

Defenders: Jónas Tór Næs (B36), Atli Gregersen (Víkingur),Ragnar Nattestad (Midtjylland), Rógvi Baldvinsson (Ålgård), Odmar Færø (B36), Erling Jacobsen (Víkingur), Hanus Jacobsen (Víkingur), Gilli Sørensen (AaB).

Midfielders: Pól Jóhannus Justinussen (Runavík), Fróði Benjaminsen (HB), Róaldur Jakobsen (B36), Kaj Bartalsstovu (Levanger), Christian Lamhauge Holst (Fremad Amager), Brandur Hendriksson (København), Sølvi Vatnhamar (Víkingur), Hallur Hansson (Vendssyssel), Árni Frederiksberg (Runavík), Rene Joensen (Vendsyssel).

Forwards: Klæmint A. Olsen (Runavík), Jóan Símun Edmundsson (Vejle), Finnur Justinussen (Víkingur).

31/08/20159:34Hans Pauli Joensen

Ahead of tonight's qualifier against Greece, Faroe Islands captain Fródi Benjaminsen has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the year. The 37-year-old should win a record 84th cap for the Faroe Islands today – surpassing Óli Johannesen's official mark of 83.

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13/06/201510:20Hans Pauli Joensen

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