Tomokazu Myojin

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Tomokazu Myojin
Personal information
Full name Tomokazu Myojin
Date of birth (1978-01-24) 24 January 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Number 17
Youth career
Kizu F.C.
Eagles United F.C.
1993–1995 Kashiwa Reysol Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2005 Kashiwa Reysol 252 (12)
2006– Gamba Osaka 234 (14)
National team
1997 Japan U20 5 (0)
2000 Japan U23 4 (0)
2000–2002 Japan 26 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2010

Tomokazu Myojin (明神 智和 Myōjin Tomokazu?, born 24 January 1978 in Kobe) is a Japanese football midfielder.

He was capped 26 times and scored 3 goals for the Japanese national team between 2000 and 2002. He played three games at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He was also a part of the Japanese 2000 Summer Olympics squad.

Statistics[edit]

Last update: 28 July 2014

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
1996 Kashiwa Reysol J. League 1 11 0 0 0 2 0 - 13 0
1997 13 1 1 0 6 0 - 20 1
1998 28 0 2 0 4 1 - 34 1
1999 30 1 3 0 4 0 - 37 1
2000 29 2 2 0 2 0 - 33 2
2001 29 0 1 0 4 0 - 34 0
2002 27 1 0 0 1 0 - 28 1
2003 29 1 2 1 4 0 - 35 2
2004 28 5 0 0 6 0 - 34 5
2005 28 1 1 0 4 0 - 33 1
2006 Gamba Osaka J. League 1 25 0 5 0 2 0 3 0 35 0
2007 33 2 2 0 10 0 - 45 2
2008 32 3 5 0 4 0 14* 1 55 4
2009 31 2 5 2 2 1 5 0 43 5
2010 29 4 3 0 1 0 6 0 39 4
2011 27 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 33 2
2012 31 1 5 1 2 0 5 0 43 2
2013 J. League 2 20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
2014 J. League 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 - - 8 0
Total 486 26 39 4 60 2 38 1 623 33
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FIFA Club World Cup[edit]

Season Team Apps Goals
2008 Gamba Osaka 3 0

National Team career[edit]

Competition[edit]

Competition Team Record
1997 World Youth Championship Quarterfinal
2000 Summer Olympics Quarterfinal 
2000 Asian Cup Champions
2001 Confederations Cup Runner-up
2002 FIFA World Cup Round of 16
2003 Confederations Cup Round 1

Appearances[edit]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 9 2
2001 7 0
2002 10 1
Total 26 3

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 October 2000 Beirut, Lebanon  Iraq 4–1 Won 2000 AFC Asian Cup Quarterfinals
2. 26 October 2000 Beirut, Lebanon  China PR 3–2 Won 2000 AFC Asian Cup Semifinals
3. 17 April 2002 Yokohama, Japan  Costa Rica 1–1 Draw Friendly

Personal honors[edit]

Team honors[edit]

Kashiwa Reysol
Gamba Osaka
Japan National Team

External links[edit]