Kashima goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata retires with fifth-most J1 games

J. League Dec 25, 2020

Kashima goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata retires with fifth-most J1 games

Kashima Antlers and former Japan international keeper Hitoshi Sogahata announced his retirement Thursday, ending his career with 533 appearances in the J. League's first division. The 41-year-old Sogahata, who is fifth in career J1 games, came out of Kashima's youth program. He made his senior ...

Sogahata helps fuel Antlers' winning ways

Soccer Dec 12, 2016

Sogahata helps fuel Antlers' winning ways

by Shintaro Kano

Once again, Kashima Antlers banked on the experience and savvy that has led to a record eight J. League championships, when they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 on Sunday to book a place in the Club World Cup semifinals. While Mu Kanazaki, who came off the ...