Yuya Kubo

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Yuya Kubo
YB vs. FCL - Kubo 2.jpg
Kubo at Young Boys in 2014
Personal information
Full name Yuya Kubo
Date of birth (1993-12-24) December 24, 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Cincinnati
Youth career
2009–2011 Kyoto Sanga FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Kyoto Sanga FC 66 (18)
2013–2016 Young Boys 104 (26)
2017–2019 Gent 62 (22)
2019Nürnberg (loan) 22 (1)
2020– FC Cincinnati 19 (3)
National team
2016–2018 Japan 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Yuya Kubo (久保 裕也, Kubo Yuya, born December 24, 1993) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kubo was born in Yamaguchi on December 24, 1993. He joined J2 League club Kyoto Sanga FC from their youth team in 2011. Kyoto won the 2nd place in the 2011 Emperor's Cup. In June 2013, he moved to Swiss Super League club Young Boys. He played for the club 104 matches and scored 26 goals. In January 2017, he moved to Belgian First Division A club Gent. He played many matches in 2 seasons. In August 2018, he moved to German Bundesliga club Nürnberg on loan. However Nurnberg was relegated to 2. Bundesliga end of the 2018/19 season. In June 2019, he returned to Gent. In January 2020, he moved to Major League Soccer club FC Cincinnati.

In 2016, Kubo played for the Japan U-23 national team at 2016 AFC U-23 Championship. Japan won the champions and qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics. However he could not participate 2016 Summer Olympics because BSC Young Boys deny his dispatch.[1] On November 11, 2016, Kubo debuted for the Japan national team against Oman. He played 13 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 2018.

Statistics[change | change source]

[2][3]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2011 Kyoto Sanga FC J2 League 30 10 3 2 - - 33 12
2012 20 1 0 0 - - 20 1
2013 16 7 0 0 - - 16 7
SwitzerlandLeague Schweizer Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2013/14 Young Boys Swiss Super League 34 7 3 2 - 0 0 37 9
2014/15 27 5 1 0 - 10 2 38 7
2015/16 29 9 2 0 - 4 0 35 9
2016/17 14 5 2 4 - 8 2 24 11
BelgiumLeague Belgian Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2016/17 Gent First Division A 17 11 0 0 - - 17 11
2017/18 37 11 3 0 - 2 0 42 11
2018/19 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2018/19 Nürnberg Bundesliga 22 1 1 0 - - 23 1
BelgiumLeague Belgian Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2019/20 Gent First Division A 6 0 1 1 - 5 2 12 3
United StatesLeague U.S. Open Cup MLS Cup Playoffs North AmericaTotal
2020 FC Cincinnati Major League Soccer 19 3 - - - 19 3
2021
Country Japan 66 18 3 2 - - 69 20
Switzerland 104 26 7 5 - 22 4 133 35
Belgium 62 22 4 1 - 7 2 73 25
Germany 22 1 1 0 - - 23 1
United States 19 3 - - - 19 3
Total 273 70 15 8 0 0 29 6 317 84

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2016 2 0
2017 9 2
2018 2 0
Total 13 2

References[change | change source]

  1. favsports.net
  2. Yuya Kubo at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Yuya Kubo at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  4. Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]