Axel Smeets

Defender, Football player

1974 –


Who is Axel Smeets?

Axel Smeets is a former football defender, who could also play as a midfielder. During his career he played for several Belgian clubs and also played overseas for UD Salamanca, Sheffield United and MKE Ankarag├╝c├╝, where he had several experiences and ended his career in Norway with HamKam due to a hip injury. The bad recovery from this injury prevented him from signing a 3 years contract for Club Brugge. He also won 25 caps without scoring for the Belgium Under-21s.

The Norwegian Athletes Association had Smeets as right back on their football Team of the Year 2004.

After passing his UEFA A Licence, he decided to take the FIFA Players' Agent Exam, which he also successfully passed. He's now devoting himself to his player's careers. He also coaches the St. John's International School Boys Varsity football team.

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Jul 12, 1974
Lived in
  • Brussels

on July 23, 2013


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