Håkon Evjen

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Håkon Evjen
Personal information
Date of birth (2000-02-14) 14 February 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Narvik, Norway[1]
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bodø/Glimt
Number 26
Youth career
–2016 Mjølner
2016–2017 Bodø/Glimt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Mjølner 23 (0)
2017– Bodø/Glimt 27 (4)
National team
2017 Norway U17 10 (1)
2018 Norway U18 6 (2)
2019– Norway U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 June 2019

Håkon Evjen (born 14 February 2000) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bodø/Glimt.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Evjen started out playing with his hometown club, FK Mjølner, before moving to Bodø/Glimt with his brother in 2016.[3]

After a year with the youth team, Evjen signed his first professional contract with Bodø/Glimt in August 2017.[1][3] He made his debut on 22 October, replacing Jens Petter Hauge during a First Division win against Jerv.[4]

International career[edit]

Evjen represented the national under-17 team at the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He made two appearances in the qualifying tournament, scoring once in a draw with Russia.[5] He went on to play twice in the finals.

Evjen played in all three matches of the Norwegian U-20 team during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Personal life[edit]

Evjen is the son of former footballer Andreas Evjen, who captained Bodø/Glimt in the 1990s. His twin brother, Henrik, currently plays in the FK Mjølner youth system, where their father coaches.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 16 June 2019[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mjølner 2015 Oddsen-ligaen 16 0 1 0 - - 17 0
2016 3. divisjon 7 0 1 0 - - 8 0
Total 23 0 2 0 - - - - 25 0
Bodø/Glimt 2017 OBOS-ligaen 3 0 0 0 - - 3 0
2018 Eliteserien 15 1 2 0 - - 17 1
2019 9 3 0 0 - - 9 3
Total 27 4 2 0 - - - - 29 4
Career total 50 4 4 0 - - - - 54 4

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Bodø/Glimt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "EVJEN KLAR FOR GLIMT" (Press release) (in Norwegian). Bodø/Glimt. August 8, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Soccerway profile
  3. ^ a b Høgland, Stian (August 7, 2017). "Narvik-gutt blir fotballproff" (in Norwegian). Fremover. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jerv 1–4 Bodø/Glimt". Soccerway. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "Russia U17 2–2 Norway U17". Soccerway. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  6. ^ Alstad (August 1, 2014). "Tvillinger i pappas fotspor" (in Norwegian). Avisa Nordlandfirst=Terje. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  7. ^ "Håkon Evjen". altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 22 June 2019.

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