Koji Homma (本間 幸司, Honma Kōji, born April 27, 1977) is a Japanese football player.[1] He plays for J2 League club Mito HollyHock. He holds the ongoing record for playing in the most games in J2.

Koji Homma
本間 幸司
Personal information
Full name Koji Homma
Date of birth (1977-04-27) April 27, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Mito HollyHock
Number 1
Youth career
1993–1995 Mito Junior College High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Urawa Reds 0 (0)
1999– Mito HollyHock 598 (0)
Total 598 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2018 season

Playing careerEdit

Honma was born in Hitachi on April 27, 1977. After graduating from high school, he joined J1 League club Urawa Reds in 1996. However he could not play at all in the match behind Yuki Takita and Hisashi Tsuchida. In the middle of 1999, Homma moved to Japan Football League club Mito HollyHock based in his local Ibaraki Prefecture. He became a regular goalkeeper soon. HollyHock won the 3rd place in 1999 season and was promoted to J2 League from 2000. Although the club results were sluggish in J2, he played as regular goalkeeper for a long time. On August 14 2014, he became a first player to earn 500th matches in J2 League.[2] However his opportunity to play decreased behind Takashi Kasahara from summer 2016.[3]

Club statisticsEdit

As of end of 2018 season[4]
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
1996 Urawa Reds J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 Mito HollyHock Football League 24 0 3 0 - 27 0
2000 J2 League 40 0 3 0 1 0 44 0
2001 31 0 1 0 2 0 34 0
2002 28 0 0 0 - 28 0
2003 31 0 3 0 - 34 0
2004 28 0 1 0 - 29 0
2005 41 0 2 0 - 43 0
2006 13 0 1 0 - 14 0
2007 35 0 0 0 - 35 0
2008 42 0 2 0 - 44 0
2009 50 0 0 0 - 50 0
2010 33 0 2 0 - 35 0
2011 35 0 3 0 - 38 0
2012 42 0 1 0 - 43 0
2013 28 0 1 0 - 29 0
2014 31 0 0 0 - 31 0
2015 35 0 1 0 - 36 0
2016 20 0 2 0 - 22 0
2017 0 0 1 0 - 1 0
2018 11 0 1 0 - 12 0
2019 -
Total 598 0 28 0 3 0 629 0
Career total 598 0 28 0 3 0 629 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Koji Homma at J.League (in Japanese)  
  2. ^ nikkansports.com(in Japanese)
  3. ^ J.League
  4. ^ Mito HollyHock(in Japanese)

External linksEdit