Tsukuba FC

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Tsukuba FC
つくばFC
Tsukuba FC banner.png
Full nameJoyful Honda Tsukuba FC
Founded1993
GroundTsukuba Wellness Park
Tsukuba, Ibaraki
ChairmanShinnosuke Ishikawa
ManagerMasahisa Hirota
League Kantō Soccer League
2021 8th

Tsukuba FC (つくばFC, Tsukuba Football Club) is a football (soccer) club based in Tsukuba, which is located in Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. They play in the Kantō Soccer League, which is part of Japanese Regional Leagues.

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History

Tied to University of Tsukuba, the club was initially founded in 1993 as a women's football club. Shortly after that, a men's version of the club was launched. [1] In 2000s, even U-12 and U-15 squad were created and Tsukuba FC have the goal of reaching professional football in 2020. [2] In 2014, the club reached Kanto Soccer League, winning immediately 2nd Division and now trying to reach Japan Football League. Their plans revealed the will to build a stadium for 30,000 people in the near future. [3] Tsukuba FC's main sponsor is Joyful Honda, a hardware store akin to The Home Depot or Lowe's in the United States and unrelated to Honda Motor Company.

Current squad

Updated to 17 March 2022. [4]

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 Takashi Nishio
2 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Makoto Tokutake
3 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Koichi Komazaki
4 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shozaburo Sato
5 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takumu Kimoto
6 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuki Fukazawa
7 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Koki Hiyaoka
8 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Keitaro Obata
9 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takaichi Yamashita
10 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Masato Sugaya
13 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Obiora Ishibashi
14 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shun Aoki
No.Pos.NationPlayer
16 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Taisei Masuda
17 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Seiya Kumagai
19 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shuta Kotaka
21 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryo Mizuno
22 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuma Onimaru
23 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yusei Ito
25 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuma Kawata
26 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Chisato Suda
29 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuma Suzuki
33 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shoto Unno
36 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Daiki Akutsu

League record

SeasonLeagueGPPtsWDLPosition
2012Ibaraki Prefectural
League (Div. 1)
14196174th
2013143411122nd
2014 Kantō Soccer League (Div. 2) 184113231st
2015 Kantō Soccer
League (Div. 1)
183113323rd
2016 18278375th

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References

  1. http://www.tsukuba-fc.com/club/aboutus/
  2. http://www.tsukuba-fc.com/club/vision/
  3. "つくば市、陸上競技場を3万人規模に". 28 December 2013.
  4. "2022シーズン背番号決定のお知らせ" . Retrieved 17 March 2022.