TONIGHT: Iceland’s women take on Belarus

Will Belarus be a walk in the park?

Will Belarus be a walk in the park? Photo: Ómar

Tonight is the first match in Iceland’s campaign to qualify to the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 finals, to be held in the Netherlands.

Iceland will be facing Belarus at home in Reykjavik this evening in the first of eight matches which will determine which countries qualify to the final stages.

Iceland is on paper by far the stronger team – Iceland is 18th in the FIFA world rankings and Belarus 49th – but nothing can be taken for granted and a good start to the qualifying campaign is essential.

The match kicks off at 6:45pm with live coverage on Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV starting at 6:30pm.

Also in Iceland’s qualifying group are FYR Macedonia, Scotland and Slovenia.

Related article:

Iceland’s Euro 2017 campaign begins


Partly cloudy


6 °C

Rain showers


6 °C

Rain showers


7 °C

Exchange rates

USD USD 109.95 EUR EUR 129.40
GBP GBP 145.05 DKK DKK 17.35
NOK NOK 13.50 SEK SEK 12.51
CHF CHF 114.99 JPY JPY 0.98
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.