Albirex Niigata Singapore FC

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Albirex Niigata FC (Singapore)
Full name Albirex Niigata
Football Club (Singapore)
Nickname(s) The White Swans
Founded 2004
Ground Jurong East Stadium
Ground Capacity 2,700
Chairman Daisuke Korenaga
Head Coach Tatsuyuki Okuyama
League S. League
2014 5th
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Albirex Niigata FC (Singapore) is a football club which plays in Singapore's S.League. The club is a satellite team of Albirex Niigata of Japan, and its players come from Japan.


The club joined the S.League in 2004, and has succeeded in winning over the local Japanese expatriates in Singapore, and has also attracted praise from the local media for their professional approach to running a football club.

Satellite clubs[edit]

The following clubs are affiliated with Albirex Niigata FC (Singapore):

S-League Record[edit]

Singapore Cup Record[edit]

  • 2004 - First Round
  • 2005 - Quarter-finals
  • 2006 - Quarter-finals
  • 2007 - First Round
  • 2008 - First Round
  • 2009 - 4th place
  • 2010 - Quarter-finals
  • 2011 - Runners-up
  • 2012 - Quarter-finals
  • 2013 - First Round
  • 2014 - Quarter-finals

Singapore League Cup Record[edit]

  • 2007 - Quarter-finals
  • 2008 - Quarter-finals
  • 2009 - First Round
  • 2010 - First Round
  • 2011 - Champions
  • 2012 - Quarter-finals
  • 2013 - Semi-finals
  • 2014 - Quarter-finals


Current Squad[edit]

As of June 23, 2014

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Kenjiro Ogino
2 Japan DF Taiyo Nishida
3 Japan DF Kento Fujihara
5 Japan MF Koki Akasaka
6 Japan DF Itsuki Yamada (Captain)
7 Japan MF Keisuke Ota
8 Japan MF Kosuke Matsuda
9 Japan MF Kazuya Okazaki
10 Japan MF Kento Nagasaki
11 Japan FW Kazuki Sakamoto
13 Japan MF Koya Yoshida
14 Japan MF Kazuya Fukuzaki
No. Position Player
15 Japan DF Soichiro Tanaka
16 Japan MF Hiroki Morisaki
17 Japan FW Ikuma Osaka
18 Japan FW Niji Sasadaira
19 Japan DF Shota Muto
20 Japan DF Kentaro Miyakawa
21 Japan FW Yoshinaga Arima
22 Japan GK Kazuki Kishigami
24 Japan MF Kaoru Nishio
25 Japan DF Seiji Yamaguchi
26 Japan GK Mizuki Ito

Outgoing Transfers for 2014[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Hiroaki Hara (Released)[3]
2 Japan DF Masahiro Ishikawa (Released)
3 Japan DF Yuki Ichikawa (to Geylang International)[4]
3 Japan DF Hayato Nokata[5] (to Albirex Niigata FC (Phnom Penh))[6]
4 Japan FW Yusuke Ueda (to Albirex Niigata FC (Phnom Penh))[7]
5 Japan DF Kento Fukuda (to Geylang International)[8]
7 Brazil FW Bruno Castanheira (to Home United)[9]
8 Japan MF Takeshi Nagasawa (Released)[10]
9 Japan MF Shingo Suzuki (Retired)[11]
13 Japan MF Gentaro Murakami (Released)
No. Position Player
14 Japan MF Masatake Sato (Released)[12]
15 Japan DF Tatsuya Sase (to Albirex Niigata FC (Phnom Penh))
18 Japan DF Takaaki Usami (Released)
19 Japan FW Kazuki Hiroshi (Released)
20 Japan DF Yuya Nagae (Released)
24 Japan DF Naotoshi Ito (Released)
25 Japan DF Yu Takano (Released)
26 Japan FW Katsumi Takahashi (Released)
26 Japan GK Junki Kato (to Albirex Niigata FC (Phnom Penh))[13]

Former players[edit]

This section contains a list of former players who have played at least 100 league games for the club.


Head coaches[edit]

Team Staff[edit]

Team Manager: Singapore Yeo Junxian
Coach: Japan Yuki Matsuda
Goalkeeper Coach: Japan Mizuki Ito
Trainer: Japan Kohei Tanaka


External links[edit]