Kenyu Sugimoto

Kenyu Sugimoto (杉本 健勇, Sugimoto Ken'yū, born 18 November 1992) is a Japanese football player. He currently plays for Urawa Red Diamonds.

Kenyu Sugimoto
杉本健勇
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Personal information
Full name Kenyu Sugimoto
Date of birth (1992-11-18) 18 November 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Ikuno-ku, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Urawa Red Diamonds
Number 14
Youth career
2001–2005 FC Ruy Ramos Vejitto
2005–2010 Cerezo Osaka Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Cerezo Osaka 89 (11)
2012Tokyo Verdy (loan) 18 (5)
2015 Kawasaki Frontale 24 (6)
2016–2018 Cerezo Osaka 107 (41)
2019– Urawa Red Diamonds 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Japan U17 11 (9)
2011–2012 Japan U23 5 (2)
2017–2018 Japan 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 December 2018

National team careerEdit

In October 2009, Sugimoto was elected Japan U-17 national team for 2009 U-17 World Cup. He played all 3 matches and scored a goal against Brazil in the first match. In October 2102, he was elected Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played 4 matches and Japan won the 4th place.

In September 2017, Sugimoto was elected Japan national team for 2018 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on 5 September, he debuted against Saudi Arabia.[1]

Club statisticsEdit

As of match played on 20 February 2019.[2][3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cerezo Osaka 2011 J1 League 15 2 0 0 1 0 16 2
2012 12 1 1 0 13 1
2013 30 3 1 0 6 0 37 3
2014 32 5 2 0 2 0 7 0 43 5
Total 89 11 4 0 8 0 8 0 109 5
Tokyo Verdy 2012 J2 League 18 5 0 0 18 5
Kawasaki Frontale 2015 J1 League 24 6 1 0 6 1 31 7
Cerezo Osaka 2016 J2 League 43 14 0 0 43 14
2017 J1 League 34 22 0 0 1 1 35 23
2018 30 5 2 0 0 0 4 1 36 6
Total 107 41 2 0 1 1 4 1 114 43
Career totals 238 63 7 0 15 2 12 1 272 66

National team statisticsEdit

As of 7 May 2015

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 October 2017 International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan   Haiti 2–0 3–3 2017 Kirin Challenge Cup

HonoursEdit

Cerezo Osaka
Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "杉本 健勇 (Kenyu Sugimoto)" (in Japanese). Japan National Football Team Database. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  2. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑ハンディ版 2018 (NSK MOOK)", 7 February 2018, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411529 (p. 28 out of 289)
  3. ^ Kenyu Sugimoto at Soccerway. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Sugimoto, Kenyu". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 November 2017.

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