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Tórsvøllur is a football stadium on the sport site of Gundadalur in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. The stadium holds 6,040 people, and was built in 1999 to become the country's national stadium to provide a grass surface on which international football matches could be played. Previously, the Faroe Islands national team played its home matches in the town of Toftir at Svangaskarð stadium.

Tórsvøllur
Torsvollur Football Venue in Torshavn Faroe Islands.JPG
Full nameTórsvøllur
LocationTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Capacity6,000 (all-seater)[1]
Field size100 m × 65 m (109 yd × 71 yd)
SurfaceArtificial grass
Construction
Built1999
Opened9 July 1999
Renovated2010–2017
Tenants
Faroe Islands national football team

In August 2011 floodlights were introduced; these were first officially used for the football match between Faroe Islands and Italy on 2 September 2011.

A total renovation of the stadium, the first since it was built, is expected to be completed by 2021.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA Handbook | First Division clubs in Europe" (PDF). 10 August 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-23.

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