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Matsumoto returns to Navy Blues

Words: ACFC Media

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Picture: Phototek

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Auckland City FC have confirmed the signing of Japanese defender Kohei Matsumoto.

Osaka-born Matsumoto, 31, joins the Navy Blues for the second time after first signing for the club in August 2014 where he helped Auckland City FC win the OFC President's Cup at Trusts Arena.

He then headed out to join Hawke's Bay United, Waitakere United and Hamilton Wanderers.

Matsumoto was part of the Heinghene Sport squad that played at the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar last year.


Player profile
Name: Kohei Matsumoto
Date of birth: May 3, 1989
Height: 1.71m
Nationality: Japan
Position: Defender
Previous clubs: Hawke's Bay United, Waitakere United, Hamilton Wanderers, Hieghene Sport (NCL), Rewa (FIJ), Malampa Revivors (VAN), Brisbane Roar (AUS), JEF United (JPN), Gamba Osaka (JPN), Cerezo Osaka (JPN).

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