Masaaki Higashiguchi

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Masaaki Higashiguchi
Personal information
Full name Masaaki Higashiguchi
Date of birth (1986-05-12) 12 May 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Number 1
Youth career
1999–2001 Gamba Osaka
2002–2004 Rakunan High School
2005–2006 Fukui University of Technology
2007–2008 Niigata University of Management
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Albirex Niigata 84 (0)
2014– Gamba Osaka 97 (0)
National team
2015– Japan 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 September 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 August 2015

Masaaki Higashiguchi (東口 順昭 Higashiguchi Masaaki?, born 12 May 1986) is a Japanese footballer who currently plays for Gamba Osaka.

International career[edit]

On 23 July 2015, Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodžić called him for the upcoming 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup.[1] He debuted against China, in the last match of the tournament.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 18 September 2016[2]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Club Season League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup Asia Total
Niigata University of Management 2008 - 1 0 - - - 1 0
Total - 1 0 - - - 1 0
Albirex Niigata 2009 J1 0 0 0 0 1 0 - - 1 0
2010 25 0 2 0 5 0 - - 32 0
2011 14 0 0 0 0 0 - - 14 0
2012 24 0 0 0 4 0 - - 28 0
2013 21 0 0 0 0 0 - - 21 0
Total 84 0 2 0 10 0 - - 96 0
Gamba Osaka 2014 J1 34 0 6 0 10 0 - - 50 0
2015 34 0 4 0 1 0 12 0 4 0 55 0
2016 29 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 35 0
Total 97 0 10 0 11 0 17 0 5 0 140 0
Career total 181 0 13 0 21 0 17 0 5 0 237 0

1 includesJ. League Championship and Japanese Super Cup appearances.

Honors[edit]

Gamba Osaka

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jfa.jp/national_team/news/00006836/?utm_source=jfa_samuraiblue&utm_medium=twitter EAFF東アジアカップ2015(8/2~9@中国/武漢) SAMURAI BLUE(日本代表)メンバー・スケジュール
  2. ^ Japan - Masaaki Higashiguchi - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway

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