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Iceland

Recently Iceland became the smallest nation to qualify for the World Cup 2018. They sealed their spot in the upcoming summer gathering by beating Kosovo on 9 October last year. This is certainly a golden period of Iceland football. They have won the hearts of football fans all around the globe with their performance and will surely be hoping to make a mark in Russia.

FIFA Ranking: 22

World Cup History

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FINALS / QUALIFYING CAMPAIGNS

FIRST FWC: 2018     Last FWC: 2018

best achievement: N/A
first stage
0 APPEARANCES
semifinals
0 APPEARANCES
final
0 APPEARANCES
titles
0 championships

The Coach

HEIMIR HALLGRIMSSON
HEIMIR HALLGRIMSSON

A previous dental specialist who already filled in as joint-head mentor with Lars Lagerback, Hallgrimsson has directed Iceland's exceptional ascent. Having driven the group with Lagerback at UEFA EURO 2016, he was in sole charge as they achieved a first World Cup turning into the littlest nation by populace ever to qualify by topping Group I

The Star

GYLFI SIGURDSSON

Iceland's supernatural midfield playmaker has been named his nation's footballer of the year throughout the previous five years running. Sigurdsson provided four objectives and the same number of aids the group's Russia 2018 qualifying effort.

GYLFI SIGURDSSON

Matches


June 16, 2018 - 16:00 Local time
Group D
Spartak Stadium
Moscow
Argentina
Argentina
16:00
Iceland
Iceland
June 22, 2018 - 18:00 Local time
Group D
Volgograd Arena
Volgograd
Nigeria
Nigeria
18:00
Iceland
Iceland
June 26, 2018 - 21:00 Local time
Group D
Rostov Arena
Rostov-on-Don
Iceland
Iceland
21:00
Croatia
Croatia

Group


Group D
Teams MP W D L GF GA +/- Pts
3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 3
3 3 0 0 7 1 6 9
3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1
3 1 1 1 3 5 -2 4
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