|Date of birth||12 June 1974|
|Place of birth||Cologne, West Germany|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Holstein Kiel (Manager)|
|2002–2004||1. FC Kaiserslautern||17||(0)|
|2012–2013||Bayer Leverkusen (youth)|
|2013–2016||Bayer Leverkusen U17|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Anfang's career began in the late 80s at the northern Cologne low tier (Kreisliga) club KSV Heimersdorf. His first steps in the professional football league were done in 1995 with Fortuna Düsseldorf. Anfang also played for Schalke 04 before he decided to move to Austria where he played for FC Tirol Innsbruck. He won the Austrian Bundesliga in three consecutive years between 2000 and 2002. In the 2002–03 season he moved to 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
Having received as many as eight offers for transferring after disagreements at Kaiserslautern, he moved to FC Energie Cottbus in 2003 before joining MSV Duisburg in 2004, who he helped to the top division. He left Duisburg in 2006, returning to Düsseldorf, and then Innsbruck, before signing for Eintracht Trier in 2009.
After coaching SC Kapellen-Erft in one year with much success, Anfang was offered the job as youth coach in the academy of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He worked as youth coach of the academy from January 2013 to June 2013, and got the job as coach for the under-17 team.
Anfang's father Dieter spent some time as a football coach.
- "Anfang, Markus" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 22 January 2010.
- "Markus Anfang ist nicht mehr Coach des SCK" (in German). wz-newsline.de. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- "U17-Coach Anfang bleibt bis 2018" (in German). bayer04.de. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
- "Markus Anfang neuer Trainer bei Holstein Kiel". Retrieved 29 August 2016.
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