Åke Johansson

Swedish footballer (1928-2014)

Åke "Bajdoff" Johansson (19 March 1928 – 21 December 2014) was a Swedish football player. Johansson played as a center half in IFK Norrköping and capped 53 times for the national team between 1955-1965.

Åke Johansson
Åke „Bajdoff“ Johansson (right) facing Jan Ekström
Personal information
Date of birth (1928-03-19)19 March 1928
Place of birth Norrköping, Sweden
Date of death 21 December 2014(2014-12-21) (aged 86)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1966 IFK Norrköping 305 (1)
National team
1955–1965 Sweden 53 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Johansson became Swedish champion with his club 6 times (1952, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1962 and 1963), won Guldbollen 1957[1] and was a member of the silver winning team in 1958 FIFA World Cup but didn't appeared in the final. He also capped one time for the national team in ice hockey. He died after a brief illness, on 21 December 2014.[2]


  1. Sweden - Footballer of the Year (Guldbollen), RSSSF.com, retrieved 2013-06-11
  2. L, Petter; Petter.l, Én. ""Bajdoff" Johansson död efter tids sjukdom - Landslaget - Expressen". www.expressen.se.

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