Shigeru Yokotani

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Shigeru Yokotani
Personal information
Full name Shigeru Yokotani
Date of birth (1987-05-03) May 3, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kyoto Sanga
Number 8
Youth career
2003–2005 Gamba Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006– Gamba Osaka 0 (0)
2008–2009 Ehime (loan) 81 (8)
2013– Kyoto Sanga (loan) 26 (3)
National team
2006 Japan U-19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:56, 15 August 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Shigeru Yokotani (横谷 繁 Yokotani Shigeru?, born May 3, 1987 in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo) is a Japanese footballer who plays for Kyoto Sanga in the J. League Division 2.

Career[edit]

Born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Yokotani was brought up in the Koto area of Nishinomiya where he attended the Koryo junior high school.

Yokotani was a product of Gamba Osaka youth academy and has been capped for the Japan at Under 17, 19 and Under 21 level. He was a member of the Japan squad playing at the AFC Youth Championship in 2006.

Yokotani was promoted to Gamba's first team in 2008. He made his first team debut on 7 July 2007, in a League Cup tie away at Urawa Red Diamonds. In January 2008, he joined 2nd Division side Ehime on loan. He scored his first goal for Ehime in a 4-1 defeat at Sanfrecce Hiroshima, on 23 September 2008.[1]

On 7 January 2013, Yokotani moved to Kyoto Sanga on a season-long loan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hiroshima 4-1 Ehime. J League. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2013.

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