Ko Itakura

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Ko Itakura
Kō Itakura - 板倉堰.jpg
Personal information
Full name Ko Itakura
Date of birth (1997-01-27) January 27, 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Groningen
Youth career
2012–2014 Kawasaki Frontale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Kawasaki Frontale 7 (0)
2015J.League U-22 (laon) 2 (0)
2018 Vegalta Sendai 24 (3)
2019– Groningen 22 (0)
National team
2017 Japan U-20 2 (0)
2019– Japan 4 (0)
* 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

Ko Itakura (板倉 滉, Itakura Ko, born January 27, 1997) is a Japanese football player. He plays for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Itakura was born in Yokohama on January 27, 1997. He joined J1 League club Kawasaki Frontale from their youth team in 2015. However he could not play many matches. In 2018, he moved to Vegalta Sendai. He played as regular player and Sendai won the 2nd place at the Emperor's Cup. In January 2019, he moved to Dutch Eredivisie club Groningen.

In 2017, Itakura was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2017 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played 2 matches as defensive midfielder. In May 2019, he was selected the Japan national team for 2019 Copa América. At this tournament, he debuted against Uruguay on June 17.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2015 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2016 2 0 2 0 1 0 - 5 0
2017 5 0 3 0 4 0 3 1 15 1
2015 J.League U-22 J3 League 2 0 - - - 2 0
2018 Vegalta Sendai J1 League 24 3 4 0 4 0 - 32 3
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2018/19 Groningen Eredivisie 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
2019/20 22 0 1 0 - - 23 0
2020/21
Country Japan 33 3 9 0 9 0 3 1 54 4
Netherlands 22 0 1 0 - - 23 0
Total 55 3 10 0 9 0 3 1 77 4

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2019 3 0
2020 1 0
Total 4 0

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]