ÍBV women's football

The ÍBV women's football team is the women's football department of the Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja multi-sport club. It is based in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland, and currently plays in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top-tier women's football league in Iceland. The team plays it home games at the Hásteinsvöllur. ÍBV has won the Icelandic Cup twice, in 2004[1] and 2017.[2][3]

Full nameÍþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja
Short nameÍBV
Founded1993 (1993)
GroundHásteinsvöllur
Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
Capacity2300 (534 seated)
ManagerJón Óli Daníelsson
LeagueÚrvalsdeild kvenna
20175th

History

ÍBV women's team first played in 1993, in the Icelandic second-tier 1. deild kvenna (then named 2. deild kvenna) but folded after five games. The team was back the next season and in 1996 it was promoted to Úrvalsdeild kvenna. The team folded after the 2004 season but was resurrected in 2007 when it participated in the Icelandic cup. In 2008 they participated again in 1. deild kvenna and in 2010 they won the league and got promoted back to Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[4] In 2017 the team won its second Icelandic Cup after beating Stjarnan 3-2 in extra time.[2] In November 2018, the club hired Jón Óli Daníelsson as its manager, replacing Ian Jeffs who joined the Icelandic women's national football team as an assistant manager.[5]

Trophies

Managers

Source: [4]

References

  1. Brynjar Ingi Erluson (8 September 2017). "Ísland um helgina - Stjarnan og ÍBV mætast í bikarúrslitum kvenna". Fótbolti.net (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. Runólfur Trausti Þórhallsson (9 September 2017). "ÍBV er bikarmeistari kvenna í knattspyrnu". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. Hjörvar Ólafsson (9 September 2017). "ÍBV bikarmeistari á dramatískan hátt". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. "Meistaraflokkur kvenna". ibvsport.is (in Icelandic). Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. Bjarni Þórarinn Hallfreðsson (11 November 2018). "Jón Óli tekur við kvennaliði ÍBV". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  6. "Íslandsmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna". ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  7. "Bikarmeistarar meistaraflokks kvenna". ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  8. "Meistarakeppni kvenna - Sigurvegarar". ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
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