Quinton Norman Jacobs
(born 21 January 1979 in Windhoek
) is a Namibian football midfielder
who plays for United Sikkim FC
. in the I-League 2nd Division
Jacobs began his football career with Black Africa
in his native Namibia, playing for them from 1997 to 1999. In late 1998, he spent a trial period with Manchester United
, playing in a friendly for the club's reserve team against a Major League Soccer
After leaving Black Africa in 1999, he had a brief spell with Partick Thistle
in the Scottish Division Two
, after turning down offers from Ajax and Werder Bremen. He once scored directly from a corner kick in a match against Ross County at Firhill stadium. He left Partick in 2000 and spent a year with German side Duisburg
, but did not make a single appearance before joining South African
side Black Leopards
in 2001. In 2003, he moved back to Namibia to play for Civics Windhoek
. He spent a year there and another year with Ramblers
before returning to South Africa to play for Ajax Cape Town
in 2005. In 2006, Jacobs got another chance in European football, joining Norway
, but after just one goal in 15 appearances, he rejoined Ramblers.
In 2009 he placed for African Stars F.C.
in Namibia and joined Palestinian
club Jabal Al Mukaber
early in 2010.
He is a member of the Namibia national football team