Cerezo Osaka posted a video in which newly-joined players sent us messages ahead of the season opening yesterday. Here I roughly translate their words into English to sort out who they are and what their characteristics are like.

 

Takumi Nagaishi

Position: Goalkeeper
Joined from Fukuoka University

I am Takumi Nagaishi, a goalkeeper. My season goal is to try to get an opportunity to play in a match at first. I am good at playing passionately, so I would be glad if you watch my play and are impressed with it.

 

Toshiyuki Takagi

Position: Forward
Joined from Urawa Reds

I am Toshiyuki Takagi coming from Urawa Reds. I want to contribute to the team by playing in as many matches as possible and helping the team win more titles than the last year. My strength is to make a challenge and go toward the goal, so I want you to watch it. I hope I can be a player loved by supporters.

 

Eiichi Katayama

Position: Defender
Joined from Fagiano Okayama

I am Eiichi Katayama coming from Fagiano Okayama. I will do my best for the club to attain their season goal. I will play with full force and work hard until the last whistle, so I will be glad if you support me.

 

Yang Dong-Hyun

Position: Forward
Joined from Pohang Steelers

I am Yang Dong-Hyun coming from South Korea. I will have a good preparation to score double-digit goals. I will do my best to contribute to the team.

 

Motohiko Nakajima

Position: Forward
Joined from Cerezo Osaka U-18

I am Motohiko Nakajima, a forward. My season goal is to score double-digit goals for the U-23 team in the J3 League. I will do my best for the team so I will be glad if you come watch a game at the stadium.

 

Atomu Tanaka

Position: Midfielder
Joined from HJK Helsinki

I am Atomu Tanaka coming from HJK Helsinki. We have a chance to win four titles this season, so my season goal is to aim for all of them. Let’s unite and fight together!

 

Hiroto Yamada

Position: Forward
Joined from Cerezo Osaka U-18

I am Hiroto Yamada, a forward. My season goal is to score double-digit goals in the J3 League and get as many chances as possible to stand on the stage of the J1 League. I am a forward, so I will do my best to contribute to the team’s victory by scoring many goals.

 

Chaowat

Position: Midfielder
Joined from Bangkok Glass FC (loan)

Sawadee kap. My name is Chaowat, no. 39. I’m from Bangkok Glass FC. I hope I will play many games in the J3 League and I hope I will be in the top team. I will improve myself and will do my best. I hope supporters will come to every game and it will be a good season for Cerezo.

 

Mizuki Ando

Position: Foward
Joined from NIAS High School

I am Mizuki Ando, a forward. My season goal is to get an opportunity to play in a match and score a goal as soon as possible. I will run a lot on the pitch to be of help, so I will be glad if you support me.

 

Naoya Uozato

Position: Midfielder
Joined from Kwansei Gakuin University

I am Naoya Uozato coming from Kwansei Gakuin University. My season goal is to play for the top team and prove myself to my teammates, staff, and supporters. My strength is in speed, so I want you to watch it. I will do my best for the team, so I will be glad if you support me.