Takuma Abe

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Takuma Abe
阿部 拓馬
Abe Takuma.jpg
Personal information
Full name Takuma Abe
Date of birth (1987-12-05) 5 December 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Vegalta Sendai
Number 20
Youth career
2006–2010 Hosei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Tokyo Verdy 93 (37)
2013–2014 VfR Aalen 14 (2)
2014–2015 Ventforet Kofu 44 (6)
2016–2017 FC Tokyo 21 (1)
2017 Ulsan Hyundai FC 12 (1)
2018– Vegalta Sendai 24 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2018

Takuma Abe (阿部 拓馬, Abe Takuma, born 5 December 1987) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward for J1 League side Vegalta Sendai.

Career[edit]

Hosei[edit]

Abe joined Hosei University in 2006 and played football for the university.

Tokyo Verdy[edit]

Abe then joined J. League Division 2 side Tokyo Verdy on a free transfer in January 2010. He made his league debut on 10 April 2010 in Verdy's 1–0 loss to Ehime, coming on at half time.

Aalen[edit]

After three seasons at Tokyo Verdy, Abe joined 2. Bundesliga side VfR Aalen in January 2013.[1] He made his league debut on 16 February 2013 coming on as a 65th-minute substitute in Aalen's 1–0 loss to Hertha BSC. He scored his first goal for the club on 17 March 2013 in the 90th minute to draw the game 2–2 against SV Sandhausen.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 18 February 2019[2][3]
Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tokyo Verdy 2010 20 3 1 0 21 3
2011 33 16 2 2 35 18
2012 40 18 1 0 41 18
VfR Aalen 2012–13 9 2 0 0 9 2
2013–14 4 0 1 0 5 0
Ventforet Kofu 2014 14 1 0 0 14 1
2015 30 5 2 2 2 1 34 8
FC Tokyo 2016 11 1 1 0 0 0 9 2 21 3
2017 10 0 1 0 7 3 18 3
Ulsan Hyundai FC 2017 12 1 3 0 15 1
Vegalta Sendai 2018 24 2 4 0 3 0 31 2
Career total 207 49 16 4 12 4 9 2 244 59

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal.

2Includes J. League Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League.

See also[edit]

  • List of Japanese footballers playing in Europe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyo Verdy" (in Japanese). Tokyo Verdy. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  2. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑ハンディ版 2018 (NSK MOOK)", 7 February 2018, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411529 (p. 98 out of 289)
  3. ^ Soccerway profile

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