Greenlandic club in Danish league?
Question to the Danes here... On wikipedia (I know, usually an unreliable source, hence why i dont want to just believe the article) it is written there would be a vague idea to launch a professional Greenland based club that could compete in the Danish league. There is obviously no concrete plan yet, but apparently the idea has circulated.
Football in Greenland is played on amateur level but the game is very popular, each town (even the remotest ones) have their own team. Qanaaq is the northernmost town in the world to have a team competing in a league. The Greenlandic national team is one of the more active members of the non-FIFA competitions and is hoping for FIFA membership, a professional club could of course put their case in the limelight.
I have been following greenland for a long time in non-FIFA football and to me the rumour about this Greenlandic club in the Danish league sounded quite unrealistic. I doubt this comes from a reliable source. The distances would be too big for the club to be financially healthy, even the capital Nuuk with its 15000 people is too small to host a club in the league, and as Greenland relies on tourism and fishery economically there is no big enterprise there that can invest money into that potential professional club. Greenland already has a very active own national league, it may be amateur level but it does make a professional team quite unnecessary when every town already has at least 1 club.
All of this makes me believe this rumour is totally unreliable and nowhere near reality, but can someone of the Danes confirm me if there have ever been remotely serious talks about a Greenlandic team in the Danish league? Is this just some made up story from wikipedia or has someone really talked about this (which IMO is totally unrealistic to put the idea into practice...)?
PS I have had personal phone contacts with the Greenland FA in the past and have been following non FIFA football for a long while, I would be very surprised if this idea was real and somehow never got discussed in the world of non FIFA football which is quite small and where newsfacts usually get around rapidly.