Kunimitsu Sekiguchi

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Kunimitsu Sekiguchi
Personal information
Full name Kunimitsu Sekiguchi
Date of birth (1985-12-26) December 26, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Tama, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vegalta Sendai
Youth career
2001–2003 Teikyo High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2012 Vegalta Sendai 274 (22)
2013–2014 Urawa Reds 27 (1)
2015–2017 Cerezo Osaka 75 (3)
2018– Vegalta Sendai 68 (5)
National team
2010–2011 Japan 3 (0)
Honours
Vegalta Sendai
Runner-up J1 League 2012
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2018
Urawa Reds
Runner-up J1 League 2014
Runner-up J.League Cup 2013
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

Kunimitsu Sekiguchi (関口 訓充, Sekiguchi Kunimitsu, born December 26, 1985) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sekiguchi was born in Tama on December 26, 1985. After graduating from Teikyo High School, he joined J2 League club Vegalta Sendai in 2004. He played many matches as substitute midfielder in 2007 and became a regular player from 2008. Vegalta won the champions in 2009 and was promoted to J1 League from 2010. In March 2011, 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami occurred in wide area including Sendai. However Vegalta won the 4th place in 2011 and the 2nd place in 2012. In 2013, he moved to Urawa Reds and played in 2 seasons. In 2015, he moved to J2 club Cerezo Osaka. Cerezo was promoted to J1 from 2017. In 2017, Cerezo won the champions in J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. In 2018, he moved to his first club Vegalta Sendai. Vegalta won the 2nd place in the 2018 Emperor's Cup.

On October 8, 2010, Sekiguchi debuted for the Japan national team against Argentina. He played 3 games for Japan until 2011.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2004 Vegalta Sendai J2 League 10 1 2 0 - - 12 1
2005 24 2 2 0 - - 26 2
2006 21 2 0 0 - - 21 2
2007 44 2 1 0 - - 45 2
2008 41 6 2 0 - - 43 6
2009 50 4 5 1 - - 55 5
2010 J1 League 26 2 1 0 6 1 - 33 3
2011 30 0 3 0 2 0 - 35 0
2012 28 3 2 0 3 0 - 33 0
2013 Urawa Reds J1 League 20 1 2 0 4 0 6 1 32 2
2014 7 0 1 0 6 1 - 14 1
2015 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 31 1 0 0 - - 31 1
2016 26 2 3 0 - - 29 2
2017 J1 League 18 0 4 0 8 0 - 30 0
2018 Vegalta Sendai J1 League 16 1 3 0 3 0 - 22 1
2019 22 4 0 0 6 0 - 28 4
2020 30 0 - 1 0 - 31 0
2021
Country Japan 444 31 31 1 39 2 6 1 520 35
Total 444 31 31 1 39 2 6 1 520 35

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2010 1 0
2011 2 0
Total 3 0

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