Junya Ito

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Junya Ito
FC Salzburg gegen KRC Genk (UEFA Championsleague 17. September 2019) 12.jpg
Ito playing for Genk
Personal information
Full name Junya Ito
Date of birth (1993-03-09) March 9, 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Genk
Youth career
2008–2010 Zuyo High School
2011–2014 Kanagawa University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Ventforet Kofu 30 (4)
2016–2018 Kashiwa Reysol 101 (19)
2019– Genk 42 (8)
National team
2017– Japan 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020

Junya Ito (伊東 純也, Ito Junya, born March 9, 1993) is a Japanese football player. He plays for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Ito was born in Yokosuka on March 9, 1993. After graduating from Kanagawa University, he joined J1 League club Ventforet Kofu in 2015. He played many matches as forward from first season. In 2016, he moved to Kashiwa Reysol. He played many matches as right midfielder in 3 seasons. However Kashiwa was relegated to J2 League end of the 2018 season. In February 2019, he moved to Belgian First Division A club Genk.

In November 2017, Ito was selected the Japan national team for 2017 E-1 Football Championship. At this tournament, he debuted against North Korea on December 9. In 2019, he participated 2019 Asian Cup. He played 5 matches and Japan won the 2nd place.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2015 Ventforet Kofu J1 League 30 4 2 0 6 0 - 38 4
2016 Ventforet Kofu J1 League 33 7 2 0 6 0 - 41 7
2017 34 6 4 0 4 0 - 42 6
2018 34 6 1 1 0 0 5 1 40 8
BelgiumLeague Belgian Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2018/19 Genk First Division A 13 3 0 0 - 1 0 14 3
2019/20 29 5 2 1 - 6 0 37 6
2020/21
Country Japan 131 23 9 1 16 0 5 1 161 25
Belgium 42 8 2 1 - 7 0 51 9
Total 173 31 11 2 16 0 12 1 212 34

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2017 3 0
2018 4 2
2019 10 0
2020 3 0
Total 20 2

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]