Kiyoshi Okuma Appointed General Manager

Cerezo Osaka has made the decision to appoint Mr. Kiyoshi Okuma as its general manager. Mr. Okuma’s profile and personal comments can be found below.

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■Name: Kiyoshi Okuma

■DOB: 21.6.1964 (50 years old)

■Place of birth: Saitama Prefecture 

Player history
1980-1983 Urawa City South High School
1983-1987 Chuo University
1987-1992 Tokyo Gas

Coaching history
◇1993 Coach, Chuo University Student Football Club
◇1994-1998: Tokyo Gas
  1994 Coach
  1994-1998 Manager (Substitute Manager in 1994)
◇1999-2006: FC Tokyo
  1999-2001 Manager
  2002-2006 Representative General Manager 
◇2002-2010 Japan Football Association: Technical committee member, National coaching staff
  August 2002-December 2003 Manager, U-19 & U-20 Japan National Team 
  April 2003-July 2005 Manager, U-18, U-19, U-20 Japan National Team
  August 2006-July 2007 Coach, Japan National Team
◇September 2010-2013: FC Tokyo
  September 20010-2011 Manager
  2012-2013 Technical Director
◇January 2014-August 2014 Manager, Omiya Ardija

Okuma Kiyoshi’s comments
“It is an honour to be able to work with Cerezo, a club of tradition and history. Club sponsors, fans, and supporters! Let’s all join hands and make this a strong club that can be loved by all. I intend to try my best here.”