Kengo Kawamata

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Kengo Kawamata
Personal information
Full name Kengo Kawamata
Date of birth (1989-10-14) 14 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Saijō, Ehime, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Júbilo Iwata
Number 20
Youth career
2005–2007 Komatsu High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Ehime FC 2 (0)
2008–2014 Albirex Niigata 75 (26)
2010 Catanduvense (loan)
2012 Fagiano Okayama (loan) 38 (18)
2014–2016 Nagoya Grampus 65 (18)
2016– Júbilo Iwata 0 (0)
National team
2015– Japan 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 August 2015

Kengo Kawamata (川又 堅碁, Kawamata Kengo, born 14 October 1989 in Ehime) is a Japanese footballer who plays for Júbilo Iwata.

Career[edit]

Kawamata joined Ehime FC as an apprentice professional in 2006, while studying at Komatsu High school. He made his J2 League debut against Mito HollyHock in the 41st round.[1] In the 42nd round, he was able to provide an assist for Toshiya Tanaka.

After graduating from high school, he joined Albirex Niigata. In the 2010 season, he moved on a half-year loan to Brazilian club Catanduvense. He made 23 appearances during the 2011 season, scoring his first goal against Nagoya Grampus in the Yamazaki-Nabisco Cup quarterfinals.[2]

In the 2012 season, Kawamata was loaned out to Fagiano Okayama on a season-long loan deal. At the end of the season, after 18 goals in 38 appearances, he returned to Niigata. He made a huge comeback to Albirex scoring 23 goals in 34 matches.

After a great season, Kawamata decided to transfer to Nagoya Grampus at half-season of 2014.

On 29 November 2016, Kawamata moved to Júbilo Iwata.[3]

Club career statistics[edit]

Updated to 23 February 2017.[4][5]

Club performance League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006 Ehime FC J2 League 2 0 0 0 2 0
2008 Albirex Niigata J1 League 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
2009 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2010 4 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
2011 23 0 2 2 2 1 27 3
2012 Fagiano Okayama J2 League 38 18 2 0 40 18
2013 Albirex Niigata J1 League 32 23 2 0 6 1 40 24
2014 Albirex Niigata 14 3 1 0 5 0 20 3
Nagoya Grampus 15 4 0 0 15 4
2015 33 9 0 0 6 2 39 11
2016 17 5 1 0 6 1 24 6
Total 180 62 11 2 27 5 218 69

International[edit]

International goals[edit]

Score and Result lists Japan's goal tally first
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 March 2015 Ajinomoto Stadium, Chōfu, Japan  Uzbekistan
5–1
5–1
Friendly [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 J.LEAGUE Division 2 1st Day 41st Sec". J. League. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "2011J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup Quarter-Finals". J. League. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "川又 堅碁選手、ジュビロ磐田へ完全移籍のお知らせ". nagoya-grampus.jp (in Japanese). Nagoya Grampus. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411420 (p. 106 out of 289)
  5. ^ "Stats Centre: Kengo Kawamata Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 

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