Daijiro Takakuwa

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Daijiro Takakuwa
高桑 大二朗
Personal information
Full name Daijiro Takakuwa
Date of birth (1973-08-10) August 10, 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1989–1991 Nihon University High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1996 Yokohama Marinos 0 (0)
1996–2001 Kashima Antlers 89 (0)
2002 Tokyo Verdy 12 (0)
2003–2006 Vegalta Sendai 123 (0)
2007–2008 Yokohama F. Marinos 1 (0)
2009 Tokushima Vortis 0 (0)
Total 225 (0)
National team
2000 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Daijiro Takakuwa (高桑 大二朗, Takakuwa Daijirō, born August 10, 1973) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Takakuwa was born in Tokyo on August 10, 1973. After graduating from high school, he joined Yokohama Marinos (later Yokohama F. Marinos) in 1992. However he could not play in the match behind Japan national team goalkeeper, Shigetatsu Matsunaga and Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi. He moved to Kashima Antlers in 1996. In 1998, he became a regular goalkeeper and won the champions in J1 League. In Asia, the club won 1998–99 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. In 2000, the club won all three major title in Japan; J1 League, J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. He also was selected Best Eleven. In 2001, his opportunity to play decreased behind Hitoshi Sogahata. He moved to Tokyo Verdy in 2002 and Vegalta Sendai in 2003. At Vegalta Sendai, he played as regular goalkeeper from 2004 to July 2006. In 2007, he returned to Yokohama F. Marinos for the first time in 11 years. However he could hardly play in the match. He moved to Tokushima Vortis in 2009 and retired end of 2009 season.

National team career[edit]

In October 2000, Takakuwa was selected Japan national team for 2000 Asian Cup. At this competition, on October 20, he debuted against Qatar.[1] Although he played only one match, Japan won the champions.

Club 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
1992 Yokohama Marinos J1 League - 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Kashima Antlers J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 24 0 3 0 5 0 32 0
1999 26 0 2 0 7 0 35 0
2000 30 0 4 0 4 0 38 0
2001 9 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2002 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 12 0 0 0 5 0 17 0
2003 Vegalta Sendai J1 League 11 0 1 0 5 0 17 0
2004 J2 League 44 0 2 0 - 46 0
2005 43 0 0 0 - 43 0
2006 25 0 0 0 - 25 0
2007 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Tokushima Vortis J2 League 0 0 1 0 - 1 0
Total 225 0 14 0 27 0 266 0

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 1 0
Total 1 0

National team[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

Individual Honors[edit]

Team Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Japan National Football Team Database". Archived from the original on 2018-06-14. Retrieved 2018-06-14.

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