Takuma Abe

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Takuma Abe
阿部 拓馬
Personal information
Full name Takuma Abe
Date of birth (1987-12-05) 5 December 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Ventforet Kofu
Number 9
Youth career
2006–2010 Hosei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Tokyo Verdy 93 (37)
2013–2014 VfR Aalen 14 (2)
2014- Ventforet Kofu 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Takuma Abe (阿部 拓馬, born 5 December 1987) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward for J. League Division 1 side Ventforet Kofu.

Career[edit]

Hosei[edit]

Abe joined Hosei University in 2006 and played football for the university.

Tokyo Verdy[edit]

Abe then joined J. League Division 2 side Tokyo Verdy on a free transfer in January 2010. He made his league debut on 10 April 2010 in Verdy's 1–0 loss to Ehime, coming on at half time.

Aalen[edit]

After three seasons at Tokyo Verdy, Abe joined 2. Bundesliga side VfR Aalen in January 2013.[1] He made his league debut on 16 February 2013 coming on as a 65th minute substitute in Aalen's 1–0 loss to Hertha BSC. He scored his first goal for the club on 17 March 2013 in the 90th minute to draw the game 2–2 against SV Sandhausen.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 16 January 2014[2]
Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tokyo Verdy 2010 20 3 1 0 - 21 3
2011 33 16 2 2 - 35 18
2012 40 18 1 0 - 41 18
Total 93 37 4 2 - 97 39
VfR Aalen 2012–13 9 2 0 0 - 9 2
2013–14 4 0 1 0 - 5 0
Total 13 2 1 0 - 14 2
Career total 106 39 5 2 - 111 41

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal.

2Includes J. League Cup.

See also[edit]

  • List of Japanese footballers playing in Europe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyo Verdy" (in Japanese). Tokyo Verdy. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Soccerway profile

External links[edit]