Sontje Hansen

Sontje Hansen


Country: Netherlands

Date of birth: 18/05/2002 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Hoorn (Netherlands)

Height: 174cm

Youth career: Ajax Amsterdam

Current club: Ajax Amsterdam

Squad number: —

Current national team: Netherlands U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in:  2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (6/3), 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup (7/6)

Contract until: 30.06.2021

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Dries Mertens



– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– off the ball movement Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

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– creativity Untitled

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– aerial duels

– physicality


Style of play:

– auxiliary striker/advanced striker

– well-rounded attacking player, capable of playing out wide, through the middle or as a striker

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability

– can create a great striking partnership when paired with a tall centre forward

– superb coordination, agility and balance

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– likes to dribble

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity and excellent close control

– efficient in his play and has a natural eye for goal

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and confident of his skills

Hansen with a great off the ball movement and right-footed finish.


Hansen with a fantastic volley into the top corner with his left weaker foot.


He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-4-2.





2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship winner with Netherlands.

Eredivisie U-19 2018/2019 winner with Ajax.

2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup top scorer.


League summary (as for 1 December 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Sontje Hansen is a product of De Toekomst – famous Ajax’s youth academy. He is a member of a very talented generation of Ajax players born in 2002 which includes, among others Brian Brobbey, Kenneth Taylor, Jaymillio Pinas, Anass Salah-Eddine and Neraysho Kasanwirjo. In 2019, he was one of the leaders and scored three goals for the Netherlands U-17 national team, which won the European Under-17 Championship in great style. A few months later he became 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup top scorer with 6 goals scored in just 7 games.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.





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