March 5, 2013
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s Dagny Brynjarsdottir is headed to Portugal to play with the Icelandic Full National Team at the 2013 Algarve Cup. Competition begins Wednesday, March 6 with the finals to take place a week later on March 13.
Iceland will play in Group B with the United States, Sweden and China PR. Brynjarsdottir and the Icelandic team will open the Algarve Cup against the USA on March 6 at 9:00 a.m. inside Estádio Municipal in Albufeira, Portugal.
Iceland will face Sweden at 1:00 p.m. on March 8 and will then conclude group play against China PR on Monday, March 11 at 11:00 a.m. (Nora Sports Complex; Ferrieras, Portugal).
Brynjarsdottir has tallied 23 caps with the full national team and has scored three goals. Her biggest goal came last fall in the second-leg against the Ukraine as she broke a 2-2 tie scoring the go-ahead goal in the 76th minute to help Iceland seal a 6-4 aggregate victory. The win propelled Iceland into this summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO which begins July 10.
Stay tuned to Seminoles.com for updates on how Brynjarsdottir and Iceland fares at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. Remember to follow the Seminole Soccer team on Twitter @FSU_Soccer and like the team on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FSUSoccer.