Jógvan Martin Olsen

Jógvan Martin Olsen (born 10 July 1961 in Toftir, Faroe Islands) is a retired football player and football manager. He is the manager of ÍF Fuglafjørður since October 2015. He was the head coach of the Faroe Islands national football team.[1]

Jógvan Martin Olsen
Jógvan Martin Olsen a Faroese football coach.jpg
Jógvan Martin Olsen coaching Víkingur Gøta in 2010.
Personal information
Full name Jógvan Martin Olsen
Date of birth (1961-07-10) 10 July 1961 (age 60)
Place of birth Toftir, Faroe Islands
Club information
Current team
ÍF Fuglafjørður
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1993 B68 145 (23)
1994–1995 LÍF Leirvík 21 (6)
1996–97 B68 II 4 (1)
Teams managed
1996–2005 Faroe Islands (assistant)
2002–2004 NSÍ Runavík
2006–2008 Faroe Islands
2009–2013 Víkingur Gøta
2014 B68
2016– ÍF Fuglafjørður
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

PlayingEdit

Jógvan Martin Olsen is a former football player. He played with B68 Toftir from 1978 to 1993 and again from 1996 to 1997 and for LÍF Leirvík 1994 and 1995.[2] Three times Olsen won the national Faroese championship with B68 Toftir: 1984, 1985 and 1992.[3]

Manager careerEdit

Olsen was the assistant coach of the Faroe Islands national football team during the reign of Allan Simonsen and Henrik Larsen (both from Denmark) in the period 1996–2005. From 2002 to 2004 he was also the manager of NSÍ Runavík.[4] In 2005 Olsen was named new head coach of the Faroe Islands national football team. He resigned on 29 September 2008.[5]

In 2013 Jógvan Martin Olsen has announced that he will step down as coach at the end of the season and have a year off from football.[6] In October 2015 he was appointed as manager of ÍF Fuglafjørður.[7]

ManagerEdit

Updated 16 June 2016

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Faroe Islands   2006 2008 20 0 1 19 000.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Football.fo Archived 28 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "B68.fo". Archived from the original on 26 March 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
  3. ^ Nes.fo
  4. ^ "B68.fo". Archived from the original on 26 March 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
  5. ^ Nes.fo
  6. ^ Soccer and Equipment
  7. ^ Arge, Tróndur (3 October 2015). "Jógvan Martin verður venjari" (in Faroese). in.fo. Retrieved 20 November 2015.

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