Soccer / J. League Jan 13, 2016

Striker Douglas to leave J. League for Al Ain

Brazilian striker Douglas, who played a pivotal role in helping Sanfrecce Hiroshima win the J. League championship with 21 goals on loan from second-division Tokushima Vortis last season, will move to the United Arab Emirates to play for Al Ain, Tokushima said Wednesday. Hiroshima had ...

Soccer / J. League Jan 12, 2016

Sanfrecce to lose Douglas, acquire Utaka

Brazilian forward Douglas, whose 21 goals in 2015 were second in the J. League first division, will leave league champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The club announced the move, along with the acquisition of Nigerian striker Utaka, on Tuesday. Douglas had been on loan with Hiroshima from J2 ...

Douglas scores twice as Sanfrecce whip Vissel

Soccer / J. League Jul 29, 2015

Douglas scores twice as Sanfrecce whip Vissel

Brazilian midfielder Douglas bagged his second double in as many games as Sanfrecce Hiroshima crushed Vissel Kobe 4-0 away on Wednesday night to maintain their perfect start to the second stage of the J. League. Hisato Sato set up Douglas for the opener and then ...