Åke Johansson

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Åke Johansson
Åke „Bajdoff“ Johansson (right) facing Jan Ekström
Personal information
Date of birth (1928-03-19) March 19, 1928 (age 86)
Place of birth Norrköping, Sweden
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1966 IFK Norrköping 305 (1)
National team
1955–1965 Sweden 53 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Åke "Bajdoff" Johansson, born 19 March 1928 in Norrköping, is a former Swedish football player.

Johansson played as a center half in IFK Norrköping[1] and capped 53 times for the national team between 1955-1965. With IFK Norrköping he owns the club record with 321 appearances.[2]

Johansson became Swedish champion with his club 6 times (1952, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1962 and 1963),[2] won Guldbollen 1957[3] and was a member of the silver winning team in 1958 FIFA World Cup but didn't appeared in the final. He also capped one time for the national team in ice hockey.


  1. ^ Åke Johansson at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ a b 1957: Bajdoff Johansson, IFK Norrköping, aftonbladet.se, retrieved 2013-06-11 (Swedish)
  3. ^ Sweden - Footballer of the Year (Guldbollen), RSSSF.com, retrieved 2013-06-11

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