Striker Kudo returns to Japan for Sanfrecce

Fri, 6 Jan 2017 - 20:57 JST
Striker Kudo returns to Japan for Sanfrecce

Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday announced the signing of striker Masato Kudo from Major League Soccer’s Vancouver Whitecaps.

Before moving to the Canadian club, Kudo became the all-time leading scorer for Kashiwa Reysol with 66 goals between 2009 and 2015.

“I’m excited to join a club that has been one of the leading championship contenders in the last few years. I hope I will have your support as I play my best for Sanfrecce Hiroshima,” Kudo said.

The 26-year-old scored two goals in 17 appearances for Vancouver.