MIO Biwako Shiga

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MIO Biwako Shiga
MIOびわこ滋賀
Mio Biwako Shiga Logo.png
Full nameMIO Biwako Shiga
Nickname(s)Mi-O, Catfish
Founded2005;16 years ago (2005)
Ground Konan Stadium
Konan, Shiga
Capacity9,000
ChairmanKojin Gonda
Manager Masafumi Nakaguchi
League Japan Football League
2018 7th
Website Club website

MIO Biwako Shiga (MIO びわこ滋賀, Mīo Biwako Shiga) is a Japanese football club based in Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, although they also play matches in Ōtsu and Konan.

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They were promoted to Japan Football League for the first time at the end of 2007, and played their first season in 2008 where they finished 14th. "Biwako" is a reference to Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan.

History

The club was formed in 2005 from the former Sagawa Express SC Kyoto. They were first called FC Mi-O Biwako Kusatsu and in 2007, upon promotion to the JFL they renamed themselves simply MIO Biwako Kusatsu.

In 2007 they took third place in the regional playoffs and were promoted to the JFL for the 2008 season.

In 2012 they renamed themselves MIO Biwako Shiga, in order to extend their fanbase to all of Shiga Prefecture, particularly the area around southern Lake Biwa where they have mostly played matches.

Current squad

As of 19 July 2021. [1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Taito Okino
2 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hisashi Hayashi
4 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Daichi Yamada
5 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takumi Murakami
6 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yusuke Matsuda
7 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kosuke Matsuda
8 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ippei Kokuryo
9 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Tatsuro Yamauchi
10 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryogo Kamo
11 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuki Sakamoto
13 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuto Nishida
14 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Eishiro Kanda
15 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takanobu Nishimoto
16 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Daiji Oguchi
17 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Reo Takeshita
18 DF Flag of North Korea.svg  PRK Park Ri-ki
19 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shinji Yamaguchi
No.Pos.NationPlayer
20 DF Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Song Jun-su
21 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Sunao Kasahara
22 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takashi Uchino
24 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Junya Takabatake
25 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Akiyuki Hasegawa
26 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shun Tsunoda
27 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kaito Ikeda
28 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shunki Hashimoto
29 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryo Nishiguchi (captain)
30 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Daiki Shinagawa
31 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hirotaka Nagatomi
32 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shin Katayama
33 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Renaya Sato
41 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hironobu Yoshizaki
44 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Sho Matsumoto
50 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hideya Okamoto

League & Cup Record

League Emperor's Cup
SeasonDivisionTierTeamsPos.GPWDLFAGDPts
2006 Kansai Soccer League
(Div. 1)
482nd148242817+1126
2007 82nd1410224811+37342nd Round
2008 JFL 31814th34108164062-2238
2009 188th34139125143+848
2010 1811th34137145156-5462nd Round
2011 1813th33115174365-2238
2012 178th321110115352+143
2013 1816th3486204056-16301st Round
2014 41412th2664162450-2622
2015 1611th3097143641-5342nd Round
2016 169th30117123845-7401st Round
2017 1613th3069153351-1827
2018 167th30137103835+3462nd Round
2019 169th30117122740-13401st Round
2020 169th156272327-4202nd Round
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References

  1. "選手・スタッフ". mio-biwako.com/. Retrieved May 4, 2020.