Koji Morisaki

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Koji Morisaki
Koji Morisaki - head.jpg
Morisaki playing for Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Personal information
Full name Koji Morisaki
Date of birth (1981-05-09) May 9, 1981 (age 39)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1997–1999 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2016 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 335 (65)
Total 335 (65)
National team
2001 Japan U-20 2 (0)
2004 Japan U-23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Koji Morisaki (森﨑 浩司, Morisaki Koji, born May 9, 1981) is a former Japanese football player. His twin brother Kazuyuki Morisaki is also a former footballer.

Biography[change | change source]

Morisaki was born in Hiroshima on May 9, 1981. He joined Sanfrecce Hiroshima from their youth team in 2000. He played many matches as offensive midfielder from 2002 and became a central player of the club with his twin brother Kazuyuki Morisaki. In 2000s, although he played many matches, he suffered from occupational burnout in 2005 and chronic fatigue syndrome in 2009. In 2010s, although his opportunity to play decreased, the club won the champions 2012, 2013 and 2015 J1 League. He retired end of the 2016 season.

In June 2001, Morisaki was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2001 World Youth Championship. At this tournament, he played 2 matches. In August 2004, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2004 Summer Olympics. He played all 3 matches.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2000 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 4 0 0 0 2 0 - 6 0
2001 2 2 0 0 1 0 - 3 2
2002 22 6 4 1 5 0 - 31 7
2003 J2 League 37 10 4 3 - - 41 13
2004 J1 League 25 7 1 0 3 0 - 29 7
2005 14 1 0 0 5 0 - 19 1
2006 30 4 2 1 5 3 - 37 8
2007 32 2 5 3 6 0 - 43 5
2008 J2 League 40 14 4 1 - - 44 15
2009 J1 League 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 0
2010 27 3 0 0 3 1 4 1 34 5
2011 30 5 1 0 2 0 - 33 5
2012 28 7 1 0 5 2 - 34 9
2013 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
2014 21 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 29 1
2015 9 1 0 0 3 0 - 12 1
2016 5 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 9 2
Country Japan 335 65 25 9 46 7 8 1 414 82
Total 335 65 25 9 46 7 8 1 414 82

References[change | change source]

  1. Koji Morisaki at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata

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