Koji Miyoshi

Koji Miyoshi (三好 康児, Miyoshi Kōji, born 26 March 1997 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa) is a Japanese football player who plays as a midfielder for Royal Antwerp and the Japanese national team.

Koji Miyoshi
三好 康児
Personal information
Full name Koji Miyoshi
Date of birth (1997-03-26) 26 March 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Royal Antwerp
Number 19
Youth career
2007–2014 Kawasaki Frontale Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2020 Kawasaki Frontale 31 (5)
2015J. League U22 (loan) 8 (1)
2018Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (loan) 27 (3)
2019Yokohama F. Marinos (loan) 19 (3)
2019–2020Royal Antwerp (loan) 14 (1)
2020– Royal Antwerp 18 (2)
National team
2013 Japan U17 3 (0)
2013–2015 Japan U18 9 (2)
2016 Japan U19 9 (3)
2017 Japan U20 5 (0)
2018 Japan U21 7 (3)
2018– Japan U23 4 (0)
2019– Japan 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 April 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2020

CareerEdit

On 20 August 2019, Miyoshi joined Belgian First Division A side Royal Antwerp on loan for a year from Kawasaki Frontale with an option to make the deal permanent.[1]

National team careerEdit

In October 2013, Miyoshi was elected to Japan U-17 national team for 2013 U-17 World Cup. He played 3 matches and Japan quarter final run only to lose to Sweden 2–1.[2][3][4] In May 2017, he was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2017 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played 3 matches.

On May 24, 2019, Miyoshi has been called by Japan's head coach Hajime Moriyasu to feature in the Copa América played in Brazil.[5] He made his debut on 17 June 2019 in the game against Chile, as a 66th-minute substitute for Daizen Maeda.[6]

Club statisticsEdit

Updated to 28 December 2020.[7][8]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Club League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Other1 Total
2015 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 0
2016 15 4 5 0 6 0 1 0 27 4
2017 13 1 1 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 20 3
2018 Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 26 3 2 1 0 0 28 4
2019 Yokohama F. Marinos 19 3 4 0 0 0 23 3
Club League Belgium Cup League Cup UEFA Other1 Total
2019-2020 Royal Antwerp F.C. Belgian First Division A 14 1 1 2 0 0 15 3
2020-2021 14 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 20 2
Total 104 14 13 3 10 2 10 0 1 0 138 19

1Includes Japanese Super Cup and J. League Championship.

National team statisticsEdit

Club performance Tournament
Season Club League Apps Goals
Tournament
2013 Japan 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup 3 0
Total 3 0

National team statisticsEdit

[9]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2019 3 2
Total 3 2

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.[10]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20 June 2019 Arena do Grêmio, Porto Alegre, Brazil   Uruguay 1–0 2–2 2019 Copa América
2. 2–1

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Antwerp

InternationalEdit

Japan U-19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NIEUWE AANWINST RAFC AAN HET WOORD" (in Dutch). Royal Antwerp F.C. 20 August 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  2. ^ FIFA
  3. ^ "三好 康児:川崎フロンターレ:Jリーグ.jp". jleague.jp. Archived from the original on 22 May 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Koji Miyoshi". FIFA. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ "SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team) Squad, Schedule - CONMEBOL Copa America Brazil 2019 (6/14–7/7)". JFA. 24 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Japan v Chile game report". CONMEBOL. 17 June 2019.
  7. ^ 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. 93 out of 289)
  8. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 54 out of 289)
  9. ^ Koji Miyoshi at National-Football-Teams.com  
  10. ^ "M. Layún". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  11. ^ "Club Brugge v Antwerp". goal.com. Retrieved 25 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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