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Full name  Jakob Svarrer Ankersen
0000–2010  Esbjerg fB
Weight  70 kg
Place of birth  Esbjerg, Denmark
Name  Jakob Ankersen
Playing position  Winger
Role  Footballer
Siblings  Peter Ankersen
Number  9
Height  1.82 m

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Date of birth  (1990-09-22) 22 September 1990 (age 25)
Parents  Palle Ankersen, Helene Ankersen
Similar People  Peter Ankersen, Soren Rieks, Emil Salomonsson, Sebastian Eriksson, Gustav Svensson

Current team  IFK Goteborg (Midfielder)

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Jakob Ankersen (born 22 September 1990) is a Danish footballer who plays for AGF as a winger. He is the twin brother of F.C. Copenhagen player Peter Ankersen.


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Esbjerg fB

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On 24 June 2009, alongside his twin brother signed a professional contract and was promoted to the first team squad. He got his breakthrough in the 2010/11 season and was rewarded with a new contract until 2014. He extended his contract once again in July 2012 this time until 2016. He quickly became a regular part of the squad and played 32 league games in the 2012/13 season.

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Alongside twin brother Peter, he played an integral part of the Esbjerg fB team that following promotion won the Danish Cup and finished 4th in the Danish Superliga, forming a fast and aggressive right side for Esbjerg.

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After three successful season, Ankersen became a very wanted player, and his agent revealed in December 2013, that there had bin interest from Holland and Belgium. According to BT, Ankersen rejected a bid from Norwegian club Rosenborg BK in August 2014. In January 2015 Ankersen announced, that he was looking for a new club to play for. Later the same day Esbjerg confirmed, that they hoped he remained at the club.

IFK Göteborg

On 2 February 2015 Ankersen signed a three-year-long contract with Allsvenskan club IFK Göteborg. He played his first match for the club on 5 April 2015 against Åtvidabergs FF. In his first season at, he won the Svenska Cupen, came on second place in both the Allsvenskan and the Svenska Supercupen, and played 35 matches.

In the January transfer market 2016/17, IFK Göteborg revealed, that they were ready to sell Ankersen, if they received a good bid. There were interest from Belgium.

Zulte Waregem

Ankersen signed for Zulte Waregem on 30 January 2017.

Ankersen's first season at the club was a nightmare for him. He only played 35 minutes in the first half season and was left out of the squad in 9 matches. He described the situation as "a disaster and chaotic". In May 2017 Ankersen revealed, that he was furious at the club because they hadn’t complied with their promises. He also said, that he would more than like to leave the club.

Career statistics

As of 31 October 2015


Esbjerg fB
  • Danish 1st Division: 2011–12
  • Danish Cup: 2012–13
  • IFK Göteborg
  • Svenska Cupen: 2014–15
  • References

    Jakob Ankersen Wikipedia