Daisuke Sato (footballer)

Daisuke Caumanday Sato (Japanese: 佐藤大介, born 20 September 1994) is a Filipino professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Muangthong United and the Philippines national team.[1]

Daisuke Sato
Daisuke Sato 20190116.jpg
Sato with the Philippines at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup
Personal information
Full name Daisuke Caumanday Sato
Date of birth (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Davao City, Philippines
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Left-back
Club information
Current team
Muangthong United
Number 66
Youth career
2007–2012 Urawa Red Diamonds
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Sendai University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Global 31 (5)
2016–2017 Politehnica Iași 24 (0)
2017 Horsens 3 (0)
2018–2019 Sepsi OSK 44 (0)
2019– Muangthong United 17 (1)
National team
2014 Philippines U21 Olympic 3 (0)
2014– Philippines 49 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:02, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Early lifeEdit

Sato was born in Davao City, Philippines to a Filipino mother and a Japanese father. He was a member of the youth team of the Urawa Red Diamonds.[2]

Club careerEdit

Global F.C. announced on March 7, 2014, that it had signed Daisuke Sato.[2]

Politehnica IașiEdit

In June 2016, he went on trial with Romanian Liga I side Politehnica Iași. He also featured in five pre-season training matches where he started one match and came on as a substitute on the other four. The team won one and drew four.[3][4][5][6][7] He was able to impress coach Nicolò Napoli and was signed permanently on a four-year contract.[8]

On 17 September 2016, Sato played the whole match against Dinamo Bucuresti as CSM Politehnica Iași lost 3–1, thus becoming the first Filipino-born to play in Romania.[9]

HorsensEdit

In late June 2017, it was announced that Sato had signed for Danish Super League outfit AC Horsens on a three-year deal.[10] However on 6 December 2017, it was announced that Sato terminated his contract with Horsens. He played a total of four matches for the club.[11]

Sepsi OSKEdit

After his stint in Denmark, Daisuke Sato returns to Romania to play in Liga I. On January 5, 2018, it was reported that Sato has signed in with Sepsi OSK.[12] Sato left the club in May 2019.[13] Sato had 44 appearances for Sepsi over two seasons.[14]

Muangthong UnitedEdit

Thai League side Muangthong United in June 2019 announced that they have signed Sato.[14]

International careerEdit

Sato made his international debut in a friendly match against Nepal in April 2014 and assisted a goal from his club mate.[15] The footballer was part of the Philippine squad that played at the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup, where the team finished in second place.[16]

Sato scored his first International goal in a 2–3 loss against Myanmar during the 2014 Philippine Peace Cup.[17] He scored his second goal for his country with a long range strike in an exhibition match against Cambodia.[18][19]

StatisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 30 March 2019[20]
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental Other[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Global 2014 UFL Div 1 14 3 ? 1[c] 14 4
2015 UFL Div 1 14 1 ? 1 6 0 5 0 25 2
2016 UFL Div 1 3 1 ? 0 1 1 4 2
Total 31 5 ? 1 6 0 6 2 43 8
Politehnica Iași 2016–17 Liga I 24 0 2 0 26 0
Total 24 0 2 0 26 0
AC Horsens 2017–18 Superliga 3 0 1 0 4 0
Total 3 0 1 0 4 0
Sepsi OSK 2017–18 Liga I 16 0 16 0
2018–19 Liga I 27 0 1 0 28 0
Total 43 0 1 0 44 0
Career total 101 5 4 1 6 0 6 2 117 8
Notes
  1. ^ Includes the UFL Cup, Cupa României, and Danish Cup.
  2. ^ Includes Singapore Cup and UFL FA League Cup.
  3. ^ Goal scored in UFL FA League Cup.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list the Philippines' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
2014
1. 6 September Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila   Myanmar
1–1
2–3
2014 Philippine Peace Cup[17]
2. 14 November Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila   Cambodia
1–0
3–0
Friendly[18]
2017
3. 13 June Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe   Tajikistan
4–2
4–3
2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification

HonoursEdit

National teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jeffrey Christiaens out, Daisuke Sato in for Azkals' Qatar friendlies". GMA News Online. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Four New Names To Bolster Global FC | Global FC". globalfc.ph. Archived from the original on 8 March 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  3. ^ "CSMS Iași – Neftçi Baku 3–3" (in Romanian). CSMS Iași. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  4. ^ "CSMS Iași – Osmanlispor 1–1" (in Romanian). CSMS Iaș. 28 June 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Al treilea egal din cantonament" (in Romanian). CSMS Iași. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  6. ^ "CSMS Iasi – FC Voluntari, scor 1–0, intr-un meci amical" (in Romanian). Sport2rol. 3 July 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Egali cu junii turci" (in Romanian). Ziarul de Iasi. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Al patrulea transfer pentru Iaşi: filipinezul Sato a semnat cu CSMS" (in Romanian). Pro Sport. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Fotbal – Liga I: Dinamo București – CSM Poli Iași 3–1" (in Romanian). Agerpres. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  10. ^ "AC Horsens henter filippinsk back i Rumænien" (in Danish). Berlingske. 28 June 2017. Archived from the original on 6 August 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Daisuke Sato stopper i AC Horsens" [Daisuke Sato quits AC Horsens] (in Danish). AC Horsens. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  12. ^ Nedelea, Vlad (5 January 2018). "Un club din Liga 1 s-a despărțit de 6 jucători și s-a înțeles cu un fundaș care a evoluat ultima dată în Danemarca: "Totul este confirmat"" [6 players moves out of Liga I club, agreement made with a defender from Denmark: "Everything is confirmed"]. Gazeta Sporturilor (in Romanian). Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  13. ^ Nedelea, Vlad. "Plecări în masă de la Sepsi » 6 jucători și căpitanul au părăsit echipa: "Vor urma și alți jucători"". Gazeta Sporturilor (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 1 June 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  14. ^ a b "Muangthong United sign Philippines international Daisuke Sato from Romanian club – Reports". Fox Sports Asia. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  15. ^ "UFL Stars Shine In Azkals' First Class Win Over Nepal | Official Site For United Football League". ufl.ph. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  16. ^ "Phil Younghusband, Reichelt fire Azkals to semis with win over Turkmenistan". GMA News Online. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  17. ^ a b Marisse Panaligan (6 September 2014). "Azkals yield Peace Cup to Myanmar in extra-time heartbreaker". GMA Network. Archived from the original on 23 October 2014. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  18. ^ a b "Phil Younghusband reaches milestone in Azkals' bounce-back win over Cambodia". GMA Network. 14 November 2014. Archived from the original on 18 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  19. ^ Sacamos, Karlos (14 November 2014). "Azkals build up confidence ahead of Suzuki Cup with three-goal win over Cambodia". Sports Interactive Network Philippines. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  20. ^ "D. Sato". Soccerway. Archived from the original on 4 October 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016.

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