Gamba Osaka

Gamba Osaka is a Japanese professional football club based in Suita, Osaka Prefecture. The club plays in the J1 League, which is the top tier of football in the country. The club’s name Gamba comes from the Italian word “gamba” meaning “leg” and the Japanese ganbaru (頑張る), meaning “to do your best” or “to stand firm”. The club’s home stadium is Suita City Football Stadium.

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Full name Gamba Osaka
Nickname(s) Nerazzurri (Black-and-Blues)
Founded 1980; 41 years ago (as Matsushita Electric SC)
Ground Panasonic Stadium Suita
Capacity 39,694
Owner Panasonic
Chairman Takashi Yamauchi
Head coach Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
League J1 League
2020 J1 League, 2nd of 18
Website Club website

Honours

Gamba Osaka (professional era)

  • J.League Division 1
    • Champions (2): 2005, 2014
    • Runners-up (3): 2010, 2015, 2020
  • J.League Cup
    • Winners (2): 2007, 2014
    • Runners-up (3): 2005, 2015, 2016
  • Emperor’s Cup
    • Winners (4): 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015
    • Runners-up (3): 2006, 2012, 2020
  • Japanese Super Cup
    • Winners (2): 2007, 2015
    • Runners-up (5): 2006, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2021
  • J.League Division 2
    • Champions (1): 2013

Matsushita (amateur era)

  • All Japan Senior Football Championship
    • Winners (1): 1983
  • JSL Division 2
    • Champions (1): 1985–86
  • Emperor’s Cup
    • Winners (1): 1990
  • FIFA Club World Cup
    • Third Place: 2008
    AFC Champions League
    • Winners (1): 2008
    • Suruga Bank Championship
      • Runners-up (2): 2008, 2015
    • Pan-Pacific Championship
      • Winners (1): 2008
    • A3 Champions Cup
      • Runners-up (1): 2006

Team Roster

2021 Team Roster
Manager : Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
Masaaki Higashiguchi (Goalkeeper)
Jun Ichimori (Goalkeeper)
Mizuki Hayashi (Goalkeeper)
Kei Ishikawa (Goalkeeper)
Gen Shoji
Hiroki Fujiharu
Genta Miura
Shunya Suganuma
Yota Sato
Kim Young Gwon
Keisuke Kurokawa
Ryu Takao
Shin Won Ho
Takuto Hirakawa
Ju Se Jong
Kosuke Onose
Shu Kurata
Yuya Fukuda
Yosuke Ideguchi
Kohei Okuno
Shinya Yajima
Yuki Yamamoto
Jiro Nakamura
Naoki Asano
Leandro Pereira
Yuji Ono
Patric
Kazunari Ichimi
Dai Tsukamoto
Tiago Alves
Haruto Shirai
Shuhei Kawasaki
Shoji Toyama
Takashi Usami