• Kyodo


Jubilo Iwata midfielder Yuki Kobayashi, who won his first cap for Japan in June, will move to Dutch club Heerenveen, the J. League first-division side announced on Friday.

Kobayashi played for Tokyo Verdy after coming through the youth ranks and moved to Iwata during the 2012 season. As of Friday he has scored five goals in 23 league games this term.

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