Christian Høgni Jacobsen

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Christian Høgni Jacobsen
Christian Høgni Jacobsen 2012.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-05-12) 12 May 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Runavík, Faroe Islands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Striker
Club information
Current team
Kauslunde IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2001 NSÍ Runavík 43 (39)
2001–2002 Esbjerg fB 3 (0)
2001–2002 Vejle BK 10 (0)
2002 NSÍ 5 (0)
2002–2004 Vejle BK 37 (9)
2005–2006 NSÍ 52 (36)
2007–2008 HB Tórshavn 31 (14)
2007 NSÍ (loan) 9 (5)
2008–2009 AB 16 (6)
2009–2011 NSÍ 65 (44)
2012 B68 Toftir 26 (5)
2013–2014 ÍF Føroyar
2014–2015 NSÍ 11 (7)
Kauslunde IF
National team
2001–2010 Faroe Islands 50 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 April 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2011

Christian Høgni Jacobsen (born 12 May 1980) is a Faroese football striker, who lastly played for NSÍ. Jacobsen has also played for HB, and B68. HE has been the topscorer of the Faroe Islands Premier League 3 times. Jacobsen had spells in Denmark with Esbjerg, Vejle, AB, and ÍF Føroyar. He has gained caps with Faroe Islands at senior level.

Club career[edit]

He made his debut in Faroese football with NSÍ Runavík in the 1997 season and later moved abroad to play for Danish sides Esbjerg fB and Vejle BK before returning to the Faroe Islands in 2004. He played for NSÍ in 2005 and 2006, in 2007 he played for HB Tórshavn the first half and for NSÍ Runavík in the second half of the season. In 2008, he played for HB Tórshavn and in 2009 to 2011 he played for NSÍ Runavík. In 2012, he plays for B68 Toftir. In December 2012 he signed for Danish club ÍF Føroyar.[1]

Winner of the Golden Boot 2010, 2006 and 2005[edit]

Christian Høgni Jacobsen scored 22 goals in Vodafonedeildin in 2010 and won the golden boot for being the top scorer that year together with Arnbjørn Hansen from EB/Streymur.[2] Jacobsen won the golden boot in 2005 and 2006. Both years he scored 18 goals for NSÍ.[3]

International career[edit]

Høgni Jacobsen made his debut for the Faroe Islands in a January 2001 friendly match against Sweden, coming on as a substitute for Todi Jónsson. He has collected 50 caps since, scoring 2 goals.[4][5]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Faroe Islands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 March 2001 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 2–0 2–0 2002 WC Qualifying
2. 21 August 2002 Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands  Liechtenstein 1–1 3–1 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arge, Tróndur (3 December 2012). "Christian Høgni leikandi venjari hjá ÍF Føroyum" (in Faroese). in.fo. Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  2. ^ FaroeSoccer.com, the website is in Faroese, you need to choose the year 2010 and "Mál" which means "Goals".
  3. ^ Faroe Islands - List of topscorers - RSSSF
  4. ^ Faroe Islands - Record International Players - RSSSF
  5. ^ "Landsliðsleikarar 1988 - 2015" (in Faroese). Faroe Islands Football Association. Retrieved 11 November 2015. 

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