Honda Lock SC

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Honda Lock S.C.
ホンダロックSC
HondaLocklogo.png
Full name Honda Lock Soccer Club
Founded 1964
Ground Miyazaki Ikime no Mori Ivy Stadium
Miyazaki
Ground Capacity 11,000
Manager Ittetsu Idogawa
League Japan Football League
2015 9th
Website Club home page

Honda Lock S.C. (ホンダロックSC Honda Rokku Esu Shī?) are a Japanese football (soccer) club based in Miyazaki, the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture. They play in the Japan Football League. Their team colour is red.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1964 by the factory workers of Honda Lock Manufacturing Co., an affiliate company of Honda Motor. They were promoted to the Kyushu Regional League in 1997 and acquired official backing from the company in 1999. They won the Kyushu Regional League in 2004 and were accepted by the Japan Football League following the Regional League promotion series.

They spent two years in the JFL but were relegated to the Kyūshū Regional League for the 2007 season after they lost to F.C. Gifu in the promotion/relegation play-offs.

Honda Lock returned to the JFL in 2009 after placing third in the 2008 Regional League promotion series.

Results in JFL[edit]

2005: 15th
2006: 18th (relegated)
2007: (Kyushu Regional League)
2008: (Kyushu Regional League) 3rd, promoted as 3rd place in the Regional League promotion series
2009: 13th
2010: 13th
2011: 8th
2012: 16th
2013: 16th
2014: 10th
2015: 9th

Current squad[edit]

As of September 12, 2015 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Itta Kuwahara
2 Japan DF Masaomi Kimotsuki
3 Japan DF Tsuneyuki Ueda
4 Japan DF Yutaka Kushima
5 Japan DF Yosuke Miyaji
7 Japan MF Tsukasa Iwasaki
8 Japan MF Naoya Oyama
9 Japan MF Yoshihiko Etsuda
10 Japan MF Ryohei Suwazono
11 Japan FW Satoshi Ikegami
13 Japan FW Tatsuki Kishita
14 Japan MF Kohei Imai
No. Position Player
16 Japan GK Kazuki Kumano
17 Japan FW Tomoki Mera
18 Japan MF Takafumi Yamada
20 Japan DF Hideaki Furugaki
21 Japan GK Tomori Tsurusaki
23 Japan DF Yushi Asada
24 Japan MF Shun Okada
25 Japan FW Hiroki Higashi
26 Japan MF Sho Sakamoto
27 Japan MF Kohei Yashimura
28 Japan DF Yasuomi Kugisaki
29 Japan DF Shuhei Matsuyama

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