FC Andorra are Promoted!

Football player's legs with football

In a short break from ski-related news, time for something you don’t normally associate with Andorra – football.  FC Andorra, recently purchased by Barcelona (and former Manchester United) defender Gerard Pique, have been successfully ‘promoted’ to the third tier of Spanish football.


Andorra Beaten by Iceland

Iceland football team warming up

Iceland football team warming upIn the latest round of football friendlies it was the turn of Andorra to host Iceland.  Unfortunately for Andorra, yesterday they were beaten 2-0 by the visiting team at the Estadi Comunal d’Andorra la Vella.

Iceland sunk Andorra with a goal in each half, the first on 13 minutes by Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson and the second on 59 minutes from Rúnar Már Sigurjónsson.

The next fixture for Andorra is a World Cup qualifier at home against Turkey on 22nd March 2013 where they will be hoping to score the first points of their qualifying campaign.