Japan national team MF Tatsuhiro Sakamoto (25), who was playing in the Meiji Yasuda Life J1 League Cerezo Osaka, has officially decided to transfer to KV Oostende on the 5th of this month. Tatsuhiro Sakamoto explained in an official club interview on the 19th why he chose the Jupiler Pro League (Belgian First Division) club as a new world.
Tatsuhiro Sakamoto joined Montedio Yamagata in 2019 after graduating from Maebashi Ikuei High School and Toyo University. He started in 35 games in the J2 league from his first year as a pro, and after leaving a result with 7 goals and 4 assists, he completely transferred to Cerezo Osaka after the end of the 2019 season. In the 2020 season, he was overtaken by the starting lineup in 33 J1 league games under the direction of Miguel Angel Rotina. Mark the assist. While attracting attention as one of the most promising stocks in the J League, such as being convened for the first time as a representative of Japan in March last year, he is taking on overseas challenges.
After arriving in Belgium, the player participated in a training match with an amateur club on the 8th of this month from the middle of the second half. We are making adjustments in preparation for the official game, such as starting in the practice game on the 15th.
Among them, Tatsuhiro Sakamoto responded to the club’s official interview about the reason why he decided to join KV Oostende, “Germany and the United States (clubs) were also interested, but none of them seemed attractive. I think KV Oostende is a place where I can step up in my career. “
He continued, “I want to make a leap in Belgium like Takehiro Tomiyasu. Then I might be able to transfer to a big club abroad,” said Sint-Truiden VV to Bologna, and Arsenal from September last year. It was revealed that Japan national team DF Takehiro Tomiyasu (23), who is playing in the match, is ideally stepping up.
KV Oostende is preparing to play against Royal Antwerp, who has Japan national team MF Koji Miyoshi (24) on the 21st. With the team slumping to 15th place out of 18 clubs and suffering from lack of scoring ability, will Tatsuhiro Sakamoto come into play?