Getting to know you: FC Tokyo

FC Tokyo

 

Founded: 1935 as Tokyo Gas Company FC (became FC Tokyo in 1999)

 

Season Record: 2011 J2 Champions- promoted to J-League, 2011 Emperor’s Cup Champions

Played 38: Won 23, Drew 8, Lost 7. Goals for- 67, Goals against 22: Goal diff- +45. 77 points

 

Manager: Kiyoshi Okuma: 2010- Current

Previous manegerial experience:  FC Tokyo, Japan u/20

 

Stadium:

Ajinomoto Stadium

Built: March 2001

Capacity: 50,000

 

Key Players:

Yasuyuki Konno- defender (47 caps for Japan 2005-2011)

Jade North- defender (34 caps for Australia)

Naohiro Ishiwaka- midfielder (5 caps for Japan)

Naotake Hanyu- midfielder (17 caps for Japan)

Roberto- forward (26 yo. Brazilian)

Lucas- forward (32 yo. Brazilian- played for Atletico Paranaense, Rennes, FC Tokyo and Gamba Osaka)

**Jade North isn’t really a key player for Tokyo, infact wikipedia says he’s only played 4 games for them.

Kit:

 

Trophies:

Emperor’s Cup- 2011

J.League 2- 2011

J-League Cup- 2004, 2009

Suruga Bank Championship- 2010

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