Sotaro Sada

Sotaro Sada (佐田 聡太郎, Sada Sōtarō, born March 18, 1984) is a former Japanese football player.

Sotaro Sada
佐田 聡太郎
Personal information
Full name Sotaro Sada
Date of birth (1984-03-18) March 18, 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1999–2001 Maebashi Ikuei High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0 (0)
2004–2011 Thespa Kusatsu 221 (8)
2012 AC Nagano Parceiro 13 (1)
Total 234 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Sada was born in Maebashi on March 18, 1984. After graduating from high school, Sada joined J1 League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima in 2002. Sanfrecce was relegated to J2 League from 2003 season. In 2004, he moved to Japan Football League (JFL) club Thespa Kusatsu, where he played as a defensive right back. Thespa was promoted to J2 from 2005. Shortly afterwards, Sada became a more frequent player. His opportunity to play decreased from summer 2010.[1] In 2012, Sada moved to JFL club AC Nagano Parceiro. He retired at the end of the 2012 season.

Club statisticsEdit

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
2002 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 J2 League 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2004 Thespa Kusatsu Football League 19 0 0 0 - 19 0
2005 J2 League 26 2 2 0 - 28 2
2006 45 4 2 0 - 47 4
2007 39 0 1 0 - 40 0
2008 10 0 1 0 - 11 0
2009 44 1 1 0 - 45 1
2010 25 1 1 0 - 26 1
2011 13 1 1 0 - 14 1
2012 AC Nagano Parceiro Football League 13 1 1 0 - 14 1
Career total 234 9 10 0 0 0 253 9

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