Shigeru Yokotani

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Shigeru Yokotani
Personal information
Full name Shigeru Yokotani
Date of birth (1987-05-03) May 3, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Omiya Ardija
Number 17
Youth career
2003–2005 Gamba Osaka Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2013 Gamba Osaka 18 (0)
2008–2009 Ehime FC (loan) 81 (8)
2013 Kyoto Sanga (loan) 37 (11)
2014 Kyoto Sanga 24 (0)
2015– Omiya Ardija 69 (11)
National team
2006 Japan U-19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2017.

Shigeru Yokotani (横谷 繁, Yokotani Shigeru, born May 3, 1987 in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo) is a Japanese footballer who plays for Omiya Ardija in the J1 League.

Career[edit]

Born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Yokotani was brought up in the Koto area of Nishinomiya where he attended the Koryo junior high school.

Yokotani was a product of Gamba Osaka youth academy and has been capped for the Japan at Under 17, 19 and Under 21 level. He was a member of the Japan squad playing at the AFC Youth Championship in 2006.

Yokotani was promoted to Gamba's first team in 2008. He made his first team debut on 7 July 2007, in a League Cup tie away at Urawa Red Diamonds. In January 2008, he joined 2nd Division side Ehime on loan. He scored his first goal for Ehime in a 4-1 defeat at Sanfrecce Hiroshima, on 23 September 2008.[1]

On 7 January 2013, Yokotani moved to Kyoto Sanga on a season-long loan.[2] He then signed for Kyoto-based club, before moving to Omiya Ardija.


Club statistics[edit]

Updated to 23 February 2017.[3]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Total
2006 Gamba Osaka J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
2008 Ehime FC J2 League 36 2 2 0 38 2
2009 45 6 1 0 46 6
2010 Gamba Osaka J1 League 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2011 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 13 0
2012 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8 1
2013 Kyoto Sanga J2 League 37 11 1 1 38 12
2014 24 0 1 0 25 0
2015 Omiya Ardija 38 8 2 0 40 8
2016 J1 League 31 3 3 0 4 0 38 3
Total 229 30 13 2 6 0 2 0 250 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hiroshima 4-1 Ehime. J League. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.sanga-fc.jp/news/detail/19637
  3. ^ 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. 62 out of 289)

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