Shu Sasaki

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Shu Sasaki
Shu Sasaki.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-02-12) 12 February 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Nara, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Second Striker
Club information
Current team
Pegasus
Number 11
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Kansai University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 KUFC2008 18 (7)
2014–2016 Blacktown Spartans 63 (18)
2017 Global Cebu 9 (3)
2018 Rangers (HKG) 7 (2)
2018– Pegasus 16 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2019

Shu Sasaki (佐佐木 周, Sasaki Shū, born 12 February 1991) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays for Hong Kong Premier League club Pegasus.

Career[edit]

Upon graduating from Kansai University where he played on the varsity team, Sasaki signed his first professional contract with the Blacktown Spartans of the National Premier Leagues in Australia. He played with them from 2014 to 2016, when the club were relegated.

In January 2017, Sasaki signed with Philippines Football League club Global Cebu.[1] He made his debut on 24 January in an 2017 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off match against Sinaporean side Tampines Rovers.[2] He scored his first goal for the club 5 April in a 2017 AFC Cup match against Indonesian side Johor Darul Ta'zim.

On 20 February 2018, Sasaki signed with Hong Kong Premier League club Rangers.[3] He scored his first goal for the club on 4 March in a 2-2 draw against R&F.[4]

Following Rangers' relegation to the Hong Kong First Division, Sasaki joined Hong Kong Pegasus on 2 July 2018.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guerrero, Bob. "Global FC aims for the big leagues of Asia". Rappler. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Global 2:0 Tampines". The AFC. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ "失去卓耀國 流浪簽日本新援救亡". Apple Daily. Retrieved 20 February 2018. (in Chinese)
  4. ^ "鄧樂文入波!標準流浪迫和R&F富力". on.cc. Retrieved 4 March 2018. (in Chinese)
  5. ^ Man, Shum Tak. "張春暉高齡復出 韋拿學院教練來投 飛馬新球季大換血". Sports Road. Retrieved 2 July 2018. (in Chinese)

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