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Icelandic U-17 Footballers Are Nordic Champions

icelandicflagThe Icelandic U-17 national team in men’s football became Nordic champion yesterday after beating Denmark 1-0 on the Thórsvöllur stadium in Akureyri, north Iceland. Aevar Ingi Jóhannesson of the Akureyri club KA scored the winning goal in the 22nd minute.

There were two Icelandic teams in the championship this year. Iceland’s second team played Norway for the third place yesterday but ended up losing 1-2.

The first goal of the game was scored by Samúel Kári Fridjónsson for Iceland but Norway struck back with two goals later on, Morgunbladid reports.

In addition to these countries, Sweden, England, the Faroe Islands and Finland also had teams in the U-17 Nordic Championship. The championship kicked off on August 1 and took place all around the Nordic countries.

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