Kosuke Ota

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This article is about the F.C. Tokyo player. For the Machida Zelvia player, see Kosuke Ota (footballer, born 1982).
Kosuke Ota
Kosuke Ota 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kosuke Ota
Date of birth (1987-07-23) July 23, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Tokyo
Number 6
Youth career
1994–1999 Tsukusino
2000–2002 Machida Zelvia
2002–2005 Azabu University High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Yokohama 49 (0)
2009–2011 Shimizu S-Pulse 85 (2)
2012–2016 FC Tokyo 112 (7)
2016–2017 Vitesse 26 (0)
2017– FC Tokyo 1 (0)
National team
2007 Japan U20 1 (0)
2010– Japan 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 February 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

Kosuke Ota (太田 宏介 Ōta Kōsuke?, born July 23, 1987, in Tokyo) is a Japanese football player who plays for FC Tokyo in the J1 League.[1] At the end of the 2008 season he signed for Shimizu S-Pulse from Yokohama FC.[2]

He made his full international debut for Japan on January 6, 2010, in a 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Yemen.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Ota began his footballing career with Yokohama in 2006, before a move to J1 League side Shimizu S-Pulse in 2009.[3] 85 league appearances and two goals later, Ota joined FC Tokyo in 2012.[3] He remained in Tokyo for three years before leaving Japanese football for the first time as he completed a transfer to Eredivisie team Vitesse.[3] He participated in 28 matches in all competitions during 2015–16 and 2016–17 prior to returning to FC Tokyo and Japan after struggling to adapt to life in the Netherlands.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Last update: 25 February 2017.[3]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Asia Total
2006 Yokohama F.C. J. League Division 2 1 0 1 0 - - - 2 0
2007 J. League Division 1 17 0 0 0 3 0 - - 20 0
2008 J. League Division 2 31 0 1 0 - - - 32 0
2009 Shimizu S-Pulse J. League Division 1 23 0 5 0 4 0 - - 32 0
2010 28 1 5 0 9 0 - - 42 1
2011 34 1 3 0 3 0 - - 40 1
2012 FC Tokyo 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 19 0
2013 34 3 1 0 5 0 - - 40 3
2014 34 1 2 1 5 1 - - 41 3
2015 30 3 5 0 1 0 - - 36 3
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
2015–16 Vitesse Eredivisie 16 0 0 0 - - - 16 0
2016–17 10 0 2 0 - - - 12 0
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Asia Total
2017 FC Tokyo J1 League 1 0 0 0 0 0 - - 1 0
Career total 273 9 25 1 30 1 4 0 1 0 333 11

1Includes Japanese Super Cup.

International[edit]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 1 0
2011 0 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 3 0
2015 3 0
2016 0 0
2017 0 0
Total 7 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Kosuke Ota Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  2. ^ http://www.s-pulse.co.jp/news/20081229-1301.html News Release (Japanese)
  3. ^ a b c d "Kosuke Ota profile". Soccerway. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ota terug naar FC Tokyo". SBV Vitesse. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 

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