Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers (鹿島アントラーズ, Kashima Antorāzu) are a Japanese professional football club based in Kashima, Ibaraki, part of the Greater Tokyo Area. The club plays in the J1 League, which is the top tier of football in the country.

Antlers is derived from the city name, Kashima, which literally means “deer island”. The club has financial backing from Mercari, a Japanese e-commerce company.

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Full name Kashima Antlers F.C. Co., Ltd.
Founded 1947; 74 years ago (as Sumitomo Metal FC)
Ground Kashima Soccer Stadium
Capacity 40,728[1]
Owner Mercari
Chairman Fumiaki Koizumi
Manager Antônio Carlos Zago
League J1 League
2020 J1 League, 5th of 18
Website Club website

Honours

Sumitomo Metal FC
  • All Japan Senior Football Championship
    • Winners (1): 1973
  • JSL Division 2
    • Champions (2): 1984, 1986–87
Kashima Antlers
  • J1 League
    • Champions (8): 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016
  • Emperor’s Cup
    • Winners (5): 1997, 2000, 2007, 2010, 2016
  • J.League Cup
    • Winners (6): 1997, 2000, 2002, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Japanese Super Cup
    • Winners (6): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2017
  • FIFA Club World Cup
    • Runner-up (1): 2016
  • AFC Champions League
    • Winners (1): 2018
  • A3 Champions Cup
    • Winners (1): 2003
  • Suruga Bank Championship
    • Winners (2): 2012, 2013

Team Roster

2021 Team Roster
(Updated 15-03-2021)
Manager :
Kwoun Sun-tae (Goalkeeper)
Yuya Oki (Goalkeeper)
Tomoki Hayakawa (Goalkeeper)
Taiki Yamada (Goalkeeper)
Léo Silva
Daiki Sugioka
Ryota Nagaki
Juan Alano
Shoma Doi
Everaldo
Ryuji Izumi
Ryotaro Araki
Katsuya Nagato
Arthur Caíke
Ayase Ueda
Itsuki Someno
Kento Misao
Diego Pituca
Rikuto Hirose
Naoki Hayashi
Yusuke Ogawa
Yasushi Endo
Naoki Suto
Yuta Matsumura
Koki Machida
Ikuma Sekigawa
Yu Funabashi
Kei Koizumi
Tomoya Inukai
Ryōhei Shirasaki

Managers

ManagerNationalityTenure
Masakatsu Miyamoto JapanJanuary 1992 – June 1994
Edu BrazilJune 1994 – December 1995
João Carlos BrazilJanuary 1996 – July 1998
Takashi Sekizuka (interim) JapanJuly 1998
Zé Mário BrazilJuly 1998 – August 1999
Takashi Sekizuka (interim) JapanAugust 1999
Zico (interim) Brazil20 August 1999 – 31 December 1999
Toninho Cerezo Brazil1 January 2000 – 30 December 2005
Paulo Autuori Brazil31 December 2005 – 29 November 2006
Oswaldo de Oliveira Brazil1 January 2007 – 31 December 2011
Jorginho Brazil1 January 2012 – 31 December 2012
Toninho Cerezo Brazil1 January 2013 – 22 July 2015
Masatada Ishii Japan23 July 2015 – 31 May 2017
Go Oiwa Japan31 May 2017 – 1 January 2020
Antônio Carlos Zago Brazil2 January 2020 –