Shinya Yajima

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Shinya Yajima
Shinya Yajima.jpg
Yajima at Urawa Reds
Personal information
Full name Shinya Yajima
Date of birth (1994-01-18) January 18, 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Youth career
2009–2011 Urawa Reds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2017 Urawa Reds 23 (2)
2014J.League U-22 (laon) 3 (1)
2015–2016Fagiano Okayama (loan) 72 (13)
2018– Gamba Osaka 56 (2)
2018Gamba Osaka U-23 (loan) 9 (0)
2018Vegalta Sendai (loan) 5 (0)
National team
2016 Japan U-23 3 (1)
Honours
Urawa Reds
Winner AFC Champions League 2017
Runner-up J1 League 2014
Runner-up J.League Cup 2011
Runner-up J.League Cup 2013
Vegalta Sendai
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2018
Representing  Japan
AFC U-23 Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2016 Qatar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Shinya Yajima (矢島 慎也, Yajima Shinya, born January 18, 1994) is a Japanese football player.

Biography[change | change source]

Yajima was born in Saitama on January 18, 1994. He joined J1 League club Urawa Reds from their youth team in 2011. However he could not play many matches. In 2015, he moved to J2 League club Fagiano Okayama on loan. He played many matches as defensive midfielder in 2 seasons. In 2017, he returned to Urawa. In 2018, he moved to Gamba Osaka. However, there were few opportunities to play. In June 2018, he moved to Vegalta Sendai. In 2019, he returned to Gamba.

In August 2016, Yajima was selected in the Japan Under-23 national team squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics. At this tournament, he played all 3 matches and scored a goal against Sweden.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2011 Urawa Reds J1 League 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0
2012 8 0 1 1 5 2 - 14 3
2013 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 8 1
2014 0 0 1 0 5 1 - 6 1
2014 J.League U-22 J3 League 3 1 - - - 3 1
2015 Fagiano Okayama J2 League 37 8 1 0 - - 38 8
2016 35 5 3 0 - - 38 5
2017 Urawa Reds J1 League 11 1 3 0 2 0 4 0 20 1
2018 Gamba Osaka J1 League 2 0 0 0 2 0 - 4 0
2018 Gamba Osaka U-23 J3 League 9 0 - - - 9 0
2018 Vegalta Sendai J1 League 5 0 3 1 0 0 - 8 1
2019 Gamba Osaka J1 League 27 1 2 0 6 0 - 35 1
2020 27 1 2 0 2 0 - 31 1
2021
Country Japan 168 18 19 2 23 3 5 0 215 23
Total 168 18 19 2 23 3 5 0 215 23

References[change | change source]

  1. Shinya Yajima at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata

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