Abraham Løkin

Abraham Løkin (born Abraham Hansen 16 June 1959, Fuglafjørður, Faroe Islands) is a former Faroe Islands Association football player and former manager of Faroese football club ÍF Fuglafjørður. He is the father of Elin Løkin, Bogi Løkin, Karl Løkin and Steffan Løkin.

Abraham Løkin
Personal information
Full name Abraham Løkin
Date of birth (1959-06-16) 16 June 1959 (age 62)
Place of birth Fuglafjørður, Faroe Islands
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1980 ÍF Fuglafjørður 35 (12)
1981 IK Sleipner
1982–1984 NSÍ Runavík 13 (5)
1985 Odense Boldklub
1986 NSÍ
1987–1988 B36 Tórshavn
1989 ÍF
1989–1990 BK Frem
1990–1991 ÍF (14)
1992–1993 B68 Toftir 28 (6)
1993–1994 US Boulogne ? (?)
1994 ÍF 5 (0)
1995–1996 B68 15 (0)
1996–1998 NSÍ 9 (1)
1999 ÍF 4 (1)
2000–2002 NSÍ 8 (0)
National team
1988–1994 Faroe Islands 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's jubilee, he was selected by the Faroe Islands Football Association as the country's Golden Player - the greatest player of the last 50 years.[1]

Club careerEdit

Løkin is Fuglafjørður's most famous player, serving his local team for many years. He also had spells in Sweden, Denmark and France as well as at Faroe club teams NSÍ Runavík and B68.

He is currently signed as the manager for ÍF Fuglafjørður for the 2009/2010 season, with the possibility for prolonging.

International careerEdit

Løkin made his debut in an August 1988 friendly match against Iceland, the country's first FIFA-recognized match. He was a regular for the Faroe Islands in their first competitive years, earning a total of 22 caps (38 including unofficial matches). He played his last international match in September 1994 against Greece.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

His son, Bogi Løkin, is also a Faroese international footballer and currently plays for ÍF Fuglafjørður along with his younger brother Karl Løkin, a Faroe Islands U21 player.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 March 2005. Retrieved 23 November 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Faroe Islands - Record International Players - RSSSF

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