Academy defender Ayumu Seko turns professional

Cerezo Osaka U-18 defender Ayumu Seko has officially been registered as professional, the club announced today.

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Since he joined Cerezo Osaka U-12, Seko has played at Cerezo Osaka Academy and as a category-2 player who is allowed to play for the first team while being registered to the youth team, he made a debut at a professional level in 2016 and has already played more than 20 games in the J3 League, as well as a few games in the Levain Cup.

Seko has been called up to Japan under-15, 16, 17, and 19 national team so far.

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