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Nicolai Boilesen

Nicolai Boilesen

Clubs: Brøndby IF, AFC Ajax

• Born in Ballerup, close to Copenhagen, he received his footballing education at Brøndby IF, during which time he racked up a succession of appearances for Denmark at youth level.

• Had not played a Superligaen game for Brøndby when he left the club to join his fellow Dane Christian Eriksen at Ajax.

• Made his Eredivisie debut for the Amsterdam team as a half-time substitute in a 3-0 defeat of Heracles Almelo on 3 April 2011 and added five further league appearances in the starting XI before the season was out, including the last-day 3-1 home win against FC Twente that gave Ajax their first Eredivisie title for seven years.

• Also appeared a week earlier in the 2011 Dutch Cup final against Twente, which Ajax lost 3-2 after extra time in Rotterdam.

• Started all three matches for Denmark at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship on home soil before receiving his first senior cap that August in a friendly against Scotland in Glasgow; started the key UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier at home to Norway the following month but was injured 12 days later in a 2-2 draw at PSV Eindhoven, sidelining him for five months until he returned as a substitute against Manchester United FC in the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

UEFA honours
None 

Last updated: 21/08/13 15.39CET

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General info

  • Name: Nicolai Boilesen
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/02/1992 (22)
  • Country: Denmark
  • Squad number: 5
  • Club: Ajax ( NED)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 70kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    14/09/11: Ajax 0-0 Lyon
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Elite round)
    19/03/08: Croatia 3-0 Denmark

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Denmark20
Denmark U-2130
Denmark U-1960
Denmark U-1781
Total191

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Ajax60
Total60
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Ajax10
Total10
Last updated: 18/09/2014 01:30 CET
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