Tsukasa Shiotani

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Tsukasa Shiotani
Shiotaniplayingforalain.jpg
Shiotani playing for Al-Ain
Personal information
Full name Tsukasa Shiotani
Date of birth (1988-12-05) December 5, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Komatsushima, Tokushima, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Ain
Youth career
2004–2006 Tokushima Commercial High School
2007–2010 Kokushikan University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Mito HollyHock 60 (5)
2012–2017 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 140 (17)
2017– Al-Ain 63 (9)
National team
2016 Japan U-23 3 (0)
2014–2019 Japan 7 (1)
Honours
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Winner J1 League 2012
Winner J1 League 2013
Winner J1 League 2015
Runner-up J.League Cup 2014
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2013
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 2019 United Arab Emirates
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season

Tsukasa Shiotani (塩谷 司, Shiotani Tsukasa, born December 5, 1988) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Shiotani was born in Komatsushima on December 5, 1988. After graduating from Kokushikan University, he joined J2 League club Mito HollyHock in 2011. He played many matches as center back from first season. In August 2012, he moved to J1 League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. From 2013, he played many matches as right back of three back defense with Kazuhiko Chiba and Hiroki Mizumoto. Hiroshima won the J1 League champions in 2012, 2013 and 2015. He was also selected Best Eleven in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In June 2017, he moved to UAE Pro League club Al-Ain.

On October 10, 2014, Shiotani debuted as center back for the Japan national team against Jamaica. In 2016, he was also selected the Japan U-23 national team as over aged player for 2016 Summer Olympics. He played all 3 matches as center back with Naomichi Ueda. In 2019, he participated 2019 Asian Cup. He played 5 matches as defensive midfielder and 1 goal, Japan won the 2nd place. He played 7 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2011 Mito HollyHock J2 League 35 3 3 0 - - 38 3
2012 25 2 0 0 - - 25 2
2012 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 3 0 1 0 0 0 - 4 0
2013 34 3 6 1 2 0 6 0 48 4
2014 32 6 3 1 3 0 8 2 46 9
2015 27 3 2 0 4 0 - 33 3
2016 30 5 2 0 0 0 4 0 36 5
2017 14 0 0 0 2 0 - 16 0
United Arab EmiratesLeague UAE Emir Cup League Cup AsiaTotal
2017/18 Al-Ain Pro League 18 3 2 0 - 2 0 20 3
2018/19 26 4 6 1 - 9 1 32 5
2019/20 19 2 7 0 - - 26 2
2020/21
Country Japan 200 22 17 2 11 0 18 2 246 26
United Arab Emirates 63 9 15 1 - 11 1 89 11
Total 263 31 32 3 11 0 29 3 335 37

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2014 2 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
2017 0 0
2018 0 0
2019 5 1
Total 7 1

References[change | change source]

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

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