Kenyu Sugimoto

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Kenyu Sugimoto
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Sugimoto playing for Cerezo Osaka
Personal information
Full name Kenyu Sugimoto
Date of birth (1992-11-18) November 18, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Youth career
2008–2010 Cerezo Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Cerezo Osaka 89 (11)
2012Tokyo Verdy (loan) 18 (5)
2015 Kawasaki Frontale 24 (6)
2016–2018 Cerezo Osaka 105 (41)
2019– Urawa Reds 54 (4)
National team
2009 Japan U-17 3 (1)
2012 Japan U-23 4 (0)
2017–2018 Japan 8 (1)
Honours
Cerezo Osaka
Winner J.League Cup 2017
Winner Emperor's Cup 2017
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Kenyu Sugimoto (杉本 健勇, Sugimoto Kenyu, born November 18, 1992) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sugimoto was born in Osaka on November 18, 1992. He joined J1 League club Cerezo Osaka from their youth team in July 2010. He debuted in July 2011. In March 2012, he moved to J2 League club Tokyo Verdy on loan. He returned to July. Although he played many matches, Cerezo was relegated to J2 end of the 2014 season. In 2015, he moved to Kawasaki Frontale. In 2016, he moved to J2 club Cerezo Osaka again. In 2016, he scored 14 goals and Cerezo was promoted to J1 from 2017. In 2017, he scored 22 goals and was selected Best Eleven. Cerezo also won the champions in the J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. In 2019, he moved to Urawa Reds.

In October 2009, Sugimoto was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2009 U-17 World Cup. He played all 3 matches and scored a goal against Brazil in the first match. In October 2012, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played 4 matches and Japan won the 4th place. In September 2017, Sugimoto was selected the Japan national team for 2018 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, he debuted against Saudi Arabia on September 5. He played 8 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 2018.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2010 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2011 15 2 5 2 0 0 1 0 21 4
2012 12 1 4 4 0 0 - 16 5
2012 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 18 5 0 0 - - 18 5
2013 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 30 3 3 4 6 0 - 39 7
2014 32 5 4 1 2 0 7 0 45 6
2015 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 24 6 2 1 6 1 - 32 8
2016 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 41 14 3 6 - - 44 20
2017 J1 League 34 22 1 0 1 1 - 36 23
2018 30 5 2 0 0 0 4 1 36 6
2019 Urawa Reds J1 League 21 2 3 0 2 0 7 1 33 3
2020 33 2 - 2 2 - 35 4
2021
Country Japan 290 67 27 18 19 4 19 2 355 91
Total 290 67 27 18 19 4 19 2 355 91

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2017 5 1
2018 3 0
Total 8 1

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]