Masataka Sakamoto

Masataka Sakamoto
Personal information
Full name Masataka Sakamoto
Date of birth (1978-02-24) February 24, 1978
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1996–1999 Nippon Sport Science University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 JEF United Chiba 176 (9)
2007 Albirex Niigata 34 (2)
2008–2012 JEF United Chiba 117 (2)
Total 327 (13)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Masataka Sakamoto (坂本 將貴 Sakamoto Masataka, born February 24, 1978) is a former Japanese football player.

Sakamoto is a graduate of Nippon Sport Science University. On December 15, 2012, he announced his retirement from football and said he would work as a member of the team staff in 2013, while planning to be a manager in the future.

Club statistics


Club performance League Emperor's Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2000JEF United IchiharaJ1 League00000000
2005JEF United Chiba34220110472
2007Albirex Niigata3421160413
2008JEF United Chiba3210080401
Career total 2751317259335118

Honors and awards




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