Tadashi Takeda

Tadashi Takeda
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-07-27) July 27, 1986
Place of birth Penang, Malaysia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fagiano Okayama
Number 6
Youth career
1999–2004 JEF United Ichihara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 JEF United Ichihara Chiba 0 (0)
2006–2008JEF Reserves (loan) 49 (4)
2008– Fagiano Okayama 183 (4)

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

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 09, 2013

Tadashi Takeda (born 27 July 1986 in Penang, Malaysia) is a Malaysian-born Japanese professional football player who plays as a defender for Fagiano Okayama in the J. League Division 2. He primarily plays as a central defender, but has also operated at right back.

Club career

After working his way through the JEF United Ichihara youth system, Takeda signed a professional contract in 2005. In July 2008, he transferred to Fagiano Okayama.

International career

Takeda has not been capped for either the Japanese or Malaysian national football teams. He is qualified to play for Japan because his parents are Japanese. He is also qualified to play for Malaysia as it is his birthplace.[1]

Club career statistics

Updated to 23 February 2016.[2]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2005JEF United Ichihara ChibaJ1 League00000000
2008Fagiano OkayamaJFL1030-40
2009J2 League37010-380
Total 183470001904


  1. Seng-Foo Lee (30 June 2015). "A starting XI of Malaysians with foreign heritage". FourFourTwo. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. 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. 199 out of 289)

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