Kenji Fukuda

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Kenji Fukuda
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Personal information
Full name Kenji Fukuda
Date of birth (1977-10-21) October 21, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Niihama, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Yokohama FC Hong Kong
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Nagoya Grampus Eight 114 (37)
2001–2003 FC Tokyo 32 (3)
2003–2007 Vegalta Sendai 10 (0)
2004 Guaraní (loan) 32 (7)
2005 Pachuca (loan) 0 (0)
2005 Pachuca Juniors (loan) 19 (12)
2005 Irapuato (loan) 19 (10)
2005–2006 Castellón (loan) 17 (2)
2006–2007 Numancia (loan) 39 (10)
2007–2008 UD Las Palmas 16 (3)
2008–2009 Ionikos FC 24 (9)
2010–2013 Ehime F.C. 51 (8)
2013– Yokohama FC Hong Kong 31 (17)
National team
1997 Japan U20 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 3, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kenji Fukuda (福田 健二 Fukuda Kenji?, born October 21, 1977 in Niihama, Japan) is a Japanese footballer who plays for Yokohama FC Hong Kong .[1] He is a left-footed forward.

Career[edit]

After graduating from Narashino High School in Chiba in 1996, he joined J. League side Nagoya Grampus Eight. He helped the club to win the Sanwa Bank Cup, the Asian Cup Winners Cup (both in 1997) and the Emperor's Cup (in 1999). He moved to F.C. Tokyo, then Vegalta Sendai. He was loaned out from Sendai to a series of clubs in Latin America and Spain. Las Palmas signed him on a permanent basis in 2007. In August 2008 he moved to Greece and Ionikos FC.

He represented Japan at several underage levels. He was a member of the Japan team for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship hosted by Malaysia. He scored a goal against Costa Rica at the group stage. The team was eliminated at the quarter-final.[2]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
1996 Nagoya Grampus Eight J. League 1 4 0 1 0 2 0 7 0
1997 19 5 1 0 8 1 28 6
1998 33 16 3 2 4 0 40 18
1999 24 10 4 2 3 1 31 13
2000 26 4 2 0 6 0 34 4
2001 8 2 0 0 3 0 11 2
2001 Tokyo J. League 1 11 1 1 0 0 0 12 1
2002 21 2 0 0 7 3 28 5
2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Vegalta Sendai J. League 1 10 0 1 0 0 0 11 0
Paraguay League Cup League Cup Total
2004 Guaraní Primera División 36 10 36 10
Mexico League Cup League Cup Total
2004–05 Pachuca Primera División 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Pachuca Juniors Segunda División 19 12 19 12
2005–06 Irapuato Primera División A 19 10 19 10
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Total
2005–06 Castellón Segunda División 17 2 0 0 - 17 2
2006–07 Numancia Segunda División 39 10 1 0 - 40 10
2007–08 Las Palmas Segunda División 15 3 2 0 - 17 3
Greece League Greek Cup League Cup Total
2008–09 Ionikos Beta Ethniki 24 9 24 9
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2010 Ehime J. League 2 29 7 29 7
2011 Ehime J. League 2 22 1 1 1 23 2
2012 Ehime J. League 2 14 0 14 0
Country Japan 192 41 14 5 33 5 268 58
Paraguay 36 10 36 10
Mexico 38 22 38 22
Spain 71 15 3 0 - 74 15
Greece 24 9 24 9
Total 410 104 17 5 33 5 440 114

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fukuda Kenji Transferred to Yokohama FC (Hong Kong)". Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Kenji FukudaFIFA competition record