Kosuke Ota (太田 宏介, Ōta Kōsuke, born July 23, 1987) is a Japanese football player who plays for Australian club Perth Glory in the A-League.[1]

Kosuke Ota
Kosuke Ota 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kosuke Ota
Date of birth (1987-07-23) July 23, 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
Perth Glory
Number 8
Youth career
1994–1999 Tsukusino
2000–2002 Machida Zelvia
2002–2005 Azabu University High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Yokohama FC 49 (0)
2009–2011 Shimizu S-Pulse 85 (2)
2012–2015 FC Tokyo 112 (7)
2016–2017 Vitesse 26 (0)
2017–2019 FC Tokyo 61 (2)
2019–2020 Nagoya Grampus 21 (0)
2020– Perth Glory 30 (0)
National team
2007 Japan U20 1 (0)
2010–2015 Japan 7 (0)
Honours
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 10 May 2022

Club careerEdit

Ota began his footballing career with Yokohama FC in 2006, before a move to J1 League side Shimizu S-Pulse in 2009.[2] 85 league appearances and two goals later, Ota joined FC Tokyo in 2012.[2] He remained in Tokyo for three years before leaving Japanese football for the first time as he completed a transfer to Eredivisie team Vitesse.[2] He participated in 28 matches in all competitions during 2015–16 and 2016–17 prior to returning to FC Tokyo and Japan after struggling to adapt to life in the Netherlands.[3]

Ota's debut for Perth Glory in 2021 was as a substitute against Brisbane Roar, in which he contributed two assists.[4]

National team careerEdit

In July 2007, Ota was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2007 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played 1 match as left side back against Nigeria.

He made his full international debut for Japan on January 6, 2010, in a 2011 Asian Cup qualification against Yemen.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Last update: 25 February 2021.[2]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Asia Total
2006 Yokohama FC J2 League 1 0 1 0 - - - 2 0
2007 J1 League 17 0 0 0 3 0 - - 20 0
2008 J2 League 31 0 1 0 - - - 32 0
2009 Shimizu S-Pulse J1 League 23 0 5 0 4 0 - - 32 0
2010 28 1 5 0 9 0 - - 42 1
2011 34 1 3 0 3 0 - - 40 1
2012 FC Tokyo 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 19 0
2013 34 3 1 0 5 0 - - 40 3
2014 34 1 2 1 5 1 - - 41 3
2015 30 3 5 0 1 0 - - 36 3
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
2015–16 Vitesse Eredivisie 16 0 0 0 - - - 16 0
2016–17 10 0 2 0 - - - 12 0
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Asia Total
2017 FC Tokyo J1 League 32 1 0 0 1 0 - - 33 1
2018 25 1 2 0 2 0 - - 29 1
2019 3 0 0 0 8 1 - - 11 1
Nagoya Grampus 12 0 0 0 0 0 - - 12 0
2020 9 0 0 0 2 0 - - 11 0
Australia League FFA Cup Asia Total
2020–21 Perth Glory A-League 1 0 0 0 - - - 1 0
Career total 354 11 27 1 33 1 4 0 1 0 429 13

1Includes Japanese Super Cup.

InternationalEdit

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 1 0
2011 0 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 3 0
2015 3 0
Total 7 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Kosuke Ota Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-17.
  2. ^ a b c d "Kosuke Ota profile". Soccerway. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Ota terug naar FC Tokyo". SBV Vitesse. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Castro at the double as Glory down Brisbane". Perth Glory FC. 2021-02-27. Retrieved 2021-02-26.

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