Koki Yonekura

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Koki Yonekura
Personal information
Full name Koki Yonekura
Date of birth (1988-05-17) May 17, 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Chiba, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
JEF United Chiba
Youth career
2004–2006 Yachiyo High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 JEF United Chiba 136 (20)
2014–2019 Gamba Osaka 120 (5)
2018Gamba Osaka U-23 (loan) 1 (0)
2019– JEF United Chiba 38 (3)
National team
2015 Japan 2 (0)
Honours
Gamba Osaka
Winner J1 League 2014
Runner-up J1 League 2015
Winner J.League Cup 2014
Runner-up J.League Cup 2015
Runner-up J.League Cup 2016
Winner Emperor's Cup 2014
Winner Emperor's Cup 2015
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Koki Yonekura (米倉 恒貴, Yonekura Koki, born May 17, 1988) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yonekura was born in Chiba on May 17, 1988. After graduating from Yachiyo High School, he joined J1 League club JEF United Chiba in 2007. JEF was relegated to J2 League first time in the club history end of the 2009 season. From 2011, he played many matches as defensive midfielder. In 2013, he was converted to right side back. In 2014, he moved to J1 club Gamba Osaka. In 2014, Gamba won all three major title in Japan; J1 League, J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. Gamba also won the champions in the 2015 Emperor's Cup. In July 2019, he moved to his first club JEF United Chiba.

In July 2015, Yonekura was selected the Japan national team for 2015 East Asian Cup. At this tournament, he debuted against China on August 9. He played 2 games for Japan in 2015.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2007 JEF United Chiba J1 League 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 0
2008 8 0 0 0 3 1 - 11 1
2009 16 0 3 2 4 0 - 23 2
2010 J1 League 12 5 1 0 - - 13 5
2011 35 7 3 1 - - 38 8
2012 22 2 4 0 - - 26 2
2013 40 6 2 1 - - 42 7
2014 Gamba Osaka J1 League 21 1 4 0 9 2 - 34 3
2015 31 2 4 0 1 0 10 2 46 4
2016 21 1 0 0 5 0 5 0 31 1
2017 13 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 19 0
2018 26 1 0 0 6 0 - 32 1
2019 8 0 0 0 6 0 - 14 0
2018 Gamba Osaka U-23 J3 League 1 0 - - - 1 0
2019 JEF United Chiba J2 League 16 1 0 0 - - 16 1
2020 22 2 - - - 22 2
2021
Country Japan 295 28 22 4 38 3 16 2 371 37
Total 295 28 22 4 38 3 16 2 371 37

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2015 2 0
Total 2 0

References[change | change source]

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

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