Hiroshi Morita

Hiroshi Morita (森田 浩史, Morita Hiroshi, born May 18, 1978) is a former Japanese football player.

Hiroshi Morita
森田 浩史
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Morita
Date of birth (1978-05-18) May 18, 1978 (age 43)
Place of birth Kumamoto, Japan
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1994–1996 Kumamoto Gakuen University High School
1997–2000 University of Teacher Education Fukuoka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Sagan Tosu 55 (19)
2003–2004 Albirex Niigata 15 (5)
2004–2008 Omiya Ardija 117 (22)
2009 Ventforet Kofu 41 (7)
2010 Thai Port 6 (1)
2010 V-Varen Nagasaki 13 (4)
Total 247 (58)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Morita was born in Kumamoto Prefecture on May 18, 1978.[1] After graduating from University of Teacher Education Fukuoka, he joined J2 League club Sagan Tosu in 2001. He played many matches as forward from first season and became a regular player in 2002 season. In 2003, he moved to J2 club Albirex Niigata. Although Albirex won the champions in 2003 season and was promoted to J1 League from 2004 season, he could not play many matches. In July 2004, he moved to J2 club Omiya Ardija. After the transfer, he played all 21 matches except 1 match for suspension and scored 10 goals in 2004 season. Ardija also won the 2nd place in 2004 season and was promoted to J1. Although the club results were sluggish in J1, he played many matches every season. In 2009, he moved to J2 club Ventforet Kofu and played many matches. In 2010, he moved to Thai club Thai Port.[2] In July 2010, he returned to Japan and joined Japan Football League club V-Varen Nagasaki. He retired end of 2010 season.

Club statisticsEdit

[3]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
2001 Sagan Tosu J2 League 17 5 4 2 1 0 22 6
2002 38 14 3 1 - 41 15
2003 Albirex Niigata J2 League 12 4 4 5 - 16 9
2004 J1 League 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 2
2004 Omiya Ardija J2 League 21 10 3 0 - 24 10
2005 J1 League 29 5 3 1 7 0 39 6
2006 30 3 1 0 6 3 37 6
2007 21 2 1 0 3 0 25 2
2008 16 2 0 0 5 1 21 3
2009 Ventforet Kofu J2 League 41 7 3 0 - 44 7
2010 V-Varen Nagasaki Football League 13 4 1 0 - 14 4
Total 241 57 23 9 23 5 287 71

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hiroshi Morita at J.League (in Japanese)  
  2. ^ J.League(in Japanese)
  3. ^ J.League(in Japanese)

External linksEdit