Jankech began with football in his native town Šaľa. He played for Šaľa since 10 years. Later he left for Uherské Hradiště, then played for TTS Trenčín and he ended career in TŽ Třinec as 29 years old. He started training in TŽ Třinec. His playing career was not so successful than managing career.
He was also a part in a Czech online football manager BREJK, where he was a pro bono 100% (best in game) couch for 15 days for a winner of brejktip, quiz in that manager. He was there nicknamed as Jozef Hlavatý. picture from game