Masaya Matsumoto

Masaya Matsumoto
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-01-25) 25 January 1995
Place of birth Ōita, Japan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Oita Trinita
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Oita Trinita 69 (4)
National team
2011 Japan U17 5 (1)
2012– Japan U20 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2016.

Masaya Matsumoto (松本 昌也 Matsumoto Masaya, born 25 January 1995) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays forward for Oita Trinita in the J3 League.


Born in Ōita Prefecture, Matsumoto made his debut for Oita Trinita of the J. League Division 1 on 20 March 2013 in the J. League Cup against Albirex Niigata in which he started and played 64 minutes before being subbed off for Yasuhito Morishima as Oita won the match 1–1.[1]


Matsumoto played in all five games for the Japan U17 team during the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in which Japan U17 made it to the quarter-finals of the tournament before bowing out to Brazil U17s.[2] He then played for the Japan U20s during the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship in which he played and started in all four matches that Japan played before bowing out in the quarter-finals to Iraq U20s 2–1 and also missing a chance to qualify for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in the process.

Career statistics


Updated to 23 February 2016.[3][4]

Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Oita Trinita 2013 910040131
2014 28200-282
2015 32130-351
Total 6943040764


  1. "ALBIREX NIIGATA VS. OITA TRINITA 1 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  2. "Masaya Matsumoto". Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  3. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 251 out of 289)
  4. Masaya Matsumoto profile at Soccerway
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