Son of former J.Leaguer to join the team next season

Cerezo Osaka announced today that Sanfrecce Hiroshima Youth forward Towa Yamane will join the team next season.

Yamane, born in February 5, 1999, as a son of former Hiroshima midfielder Iwao Yamane, has recently become the top goalscorer in the J-Youth Cup, scoring 9 goals, although his side was defeated to FC Tokyo U-18 in the final.

As of today, following players are scheduled to join the team next season.

GK: Shu Mogi (Toko Gakuen High School)

DF: Kakeru Funaki (Cerezo Osaka U-18), Reiya Morishita (Cerezo Osaka U-18), Musashi Oyama (Sapporo Otani High School / He has played as a midfielder so far but the club have an intention to use him as a fullback)

MF: Toshiki Onozawa (Cerezo Osaka U-18)

FW: Towa Yamane (Sanfrecce Hiroshima Youth), Hirofumi Yamauchi (Waseda University)

These players are likely to start new season with the U-23 team.


Source: Cerezo Osaka Official Website