Toyofumi Sakano

Toyofumi Sakano
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-06-04) 4 June 1990
Place of birth Misato, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ehime FC
Number 17
Youth career
2008–2012 Meiji University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014   Urawa Red Diamonds    9  (0)
2015      Tochigi SC   41  (6)
2016–      Ehime FC    

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

Toyofumi Sakano (阪野 豊史 Sakano Toyofumi, born 4 June 1990 in Misato, Saitama) is a Japanese footballer who plays forward for the Ehime F.C. in the J2 League.


Urawa Red Diamonds

Sakano made his debut for Urawa Red Diamonds in the AFC Champions League group-stage against Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande on 26 February 2013 in which he came on as a 59th-minute substitute for Márcio Richardes in a match that the Red Diamonds lost 3–0.[1] Sakano then made his J. League Division 1 debut on 2 March 2013 against the reigning champions from the 2012 season Sanfrecce Hiroshima in which he came on as a 73rd-minute substitute for Shinzo Koroki as the Red Diamonds won the match 2–1.[2]

Career Statistics


Updated to 23 February 2016.[3]

Club Season League J. League Cup Emperor Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Urawa Red Diamonds 2013 90002140151
2014 001110-21
Tochigi SC 2015 416-10-426
Career total 506114140598


  1. "Evergrande 3-0 Red Diamonds (February 2013)". The Asian Football Confederation. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  2. "SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA VS. URAWA REDS 1 - 2". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 March 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. 176 out of 289)
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