Kakeru Funaki returns from developmental loan

Cerezo Osaka announce that defender Kakeru Funaki returns to the club after developmental loan spell at SC Sagamihara.

Kakeru Funaki Profile

■Date of Birth
April 13, 1998

■Place of Birth

■Height / Weight
177cm / 65kg


Cerezo Osaka School Nagai Branch
Cerezo Osaka U-12
Cerezo Osaka U-15
Cerezo Osaka U-18
Cerezo Osaka (as a class-2 player)
Cerezo Osaka
Jubilo Iwata (developmental loan)
SC Sagamihara (developmental loan)

■National Team
U-17 Japan
U-18 Japan
U-19 Japan
U-20 Japan

■Playing Record
J1: 5 games / 0 goal
J2: 23 games / 0 goal
J3: 63 games / 2 goals
League Cup: 12 games / 1 goal
Emperor's Cup: 4 games / 0 goal
ACL: 2 games / 0 goal

I am returning to the club after two loan seasons. For the past two seasons, I have not been able to play the way I wanted to, but I will do my best to shine in this club where I grew up from the academy.