Masakatsu Sawa

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Masakatsu Sawa
Personal information
Full name Masakatsu Sawa
Date of birth (1983-01-12) January 12, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Municipal
Number 30
Youth career
2002–2004 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Sporting Cristal 5 (1)
2006 Coronel Bolognesi 40 (11)
2007 Deportivo Municipal 38 (10)
2008 Cienciano 21 (3)
2008–2013 Kashiwa Reysol 91 (11)
2014– Deportivo Municipal 94 (21)
Total 289 (57)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 24, 2017.

Masakatsu Sawa (澤 昌克, Sawa Masakatsu, born January 12, 1983) is a Japanese football player. He plays for Deportivo Municipal in the Primera División Peruana. His preferred position is as an attacking midfielder.

Career[edit]

On 13 September 2006, he became the first Japanese goalscorer in Copa Sudamericana, scoring 1 goal for Coronel Bolognesi against Chilean club Colo-Colo. After impressive performances for Coronel Bolognesi and Deportivo Municipal, he was offered to play for Peru national team. But he refused the offer because he did not want to lose Japanese nationality.[1] In July 2008, he joined Japanese club Kashiwa Reysol, located near his hometown, Moriya across the prefectural line.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2005 Sporting Cristal Primera División 5 1 5 1
2006 Coronel Bolognesi 40 11 40 11
2007 Deportivo Municipal 38 10 3 0
2008 Cienciano 21 3 6 0 27 3
Country Peru 104 25 6 0 110 25
2008 Kashiwa Reysol J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 9 0 1 0 10 0
2010 J2 League 26 2 1 0 27 2
2011 J1 League 23 2 1 0 2 0 26 2
Country Japan 58 4 3 0 2 0 63 4

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