Jorge Anchén

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Jorge Anchén
Personal information
Full name Jorge Luis Anchén Cajiga
Date of birth (1980-08-17) August 17, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Right Winger, Right Back
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Pasto
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2006 Danubio FC 154 (5)
2005–2006 Argentinos Juniors (loan) 18 (0)
2006–2008 CA Bella Vista 14 (0)
2008 AIK 15 (3)
2009 San Martín de Tucumán 12 (0)
2010–2011 Deportivo Pasto 10 (1)
National team
2001–2002 Uruguay 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:57, 25 June 2009 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2006

Jorge Luis Anchén Cajiga (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe anˈtʃen]; born 17 August 1980) is a Uruguayan former football midfielder who played in Argentina, Colombia, Sweden and Uruguay.


Born in Montevideo, Anchén started his professional career in 1999 with Danubio FC. After a loan spell with Argentinos Juniors in 2005-2006 he returned to Uruguay to join Bella Vista.[1]

At the beginning of 2008 he moved to Sweden to join AIK from Bella Vista after one year with AIK he joined San Martín de Tucumán of Argentina.[2]

Anchén finished his career with Deportivo Pasto in Colombia.[1]


He has been capped 6 times for Uruguay, six times on senior level. Anchén represented his country in the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship and in 2001 he was selected to play for Uruguay in the Copa América 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Zambrano Acosta, Esteban. "Anchen quiere dejar huella en Colombia" [Anchén wants to make a mark in Colombia]. (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "AIK football website". Archived from the original on 8 April 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2009. 

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