Ko Itakura


  • matches played 69
  • goals 6
  • assists 0
  • Last appearance (days ago) 22

These days, Ko Itakura's team FC Groningen comes ninth place in Eredivisie (Netherlands). Having been born in 1997, on January 27, Ko Itakura's age of 22 makes him junior to the average player of FC Groningen. He is a right footer just as 63% of FC Groningen. Until now, he has been present in 28 games. In January 2019, Japanese defender Ko Itakura joined FC Groningen (Netherlands), whom he is still playing for. With a height of 1.86m, he exceeds FC Groningen's mean tallness by 3.

He completes FC Groningen's defensive department, alongside players like Tapmahoe Sopacua, Samir Memisevic, Django Warmerdam, Julian Jeffrey Chabot, Mike te Wierik, Amir Absalem, Deyovaisio Zeefuik and Lars Kramer. On the whole, Ko Itakura joined the pitch eleven times and left it ten times after the start of the match. In the present term, he played less games until end. Further, he also operates for Manchester City. As for winning percentages, he won with FC Groningen 80% of their home matches (40% in total) in Eredivisie. Unfortunately, his team recorded no wins in the last 5 games, registering a 3-games-in-a-row loss-streak including 1 draws.

Ko Itakura received the jersey number 17 at FC Groningen. His shortest stay in a club was four months in Manchester City (United Kingdom). Merely eight times a card was given to him in his tenure. Ko Itakura impressed in J.League 2018 (Japan), reaching his personal record of match appearances as well as goals. This season he scored five and assisted no goals. On average, he hit the net 0.18 times per match this season which is a better performance than last year's. Back then 0.08 goals and 0 assists per match have been achieved.

At 165.35lb, he carries 1lb less than the average FC Groningen player. Ko Itakura's longest stay in a team counts four years and a day in Kawasaki Frontale (Japan). He was contracted to a few clubs during his professional career, one of them being Kawasaki Frontale, for whom he played before coming to Netherlands. Throughout his professional career, he participated in 44 games, the last appearance being 158 days ago. Ko Itakura played for four other professional teams.

(Last edited May 8, 2019)