Ao Tanaka

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Ao Tanaka
Personal information
Full name Ao Tanaka
Date of birth (1998-09-10) September 10, 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kawasaki Frontale
Youth career
2014–2016 Kawasaki Frontale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Kawasaki Frontale 59 (7)
National team
2019 Japan 2 (0)
Honours
Kawasaki Frontale
Winner J1 League 2017
Winner J1 League 2018
Winner J1 League 2020
Runner-up J.League Cup 2017
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Ao Tanaka (田中 碧, Tanaka Ao, born September 10, 1998) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Tanaka was born in Kawasaki on September 10, 1998. He joined J1 League club Kawasaki Frontale from their youth team in 2017. He played many matches as defensive midfielder from 2019 and was selected "J.League Best Young Player award" in 2019. Kawasaki won the J1 champions in 2020.

In December 2019, Tanaka was selected the Japan national team for 2019 E-1 Football Championship. At this tournament, he debuted against Hong Kong on December 14.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2017 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
2019 24 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 29 2
2020 31 5 2 1 5 0 - 38 6
2021
Country Japan 59 7 2 1 6 0 4 1 71 9
Total 59 7 2 1 6 0 4 1 71 9

[3]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2019 2 0
Total 2 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Ao Tanaka at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Ao Tanaka at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]