Keisuke Honda launches digital media venture featuring high-profile athletes

Soccer Apr 29, 2020

Keisuke Honda launches digital media venture featuring high-profile athletes

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda is set to launch a new digital media venture involving several of the country's high-profile athletes. Voice recordings from the athletes will be distributed by smartphone as part of a monthly subscription service called NowVoice, which launches Wednesday. The venture is ...

Keisuke Honda scores in debut with Botafogo

Soccer Mar 16, 2020

Keisuke Honda scores in debut with Botafogo

Midfielder Keisuke Honda scored in his debut for Brazilian club Botafogo during a 1-1 draw against Bangu on Sunday, in a game played in an empty stadium because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Honda, 33, got a hero's welcome from thousands of fans when he arrived ...

Keisuke Honda signs with Brazilian club Botafogo

Soccer Feb 1, 2020

Keisuke Honda signs with Brazilian club Botafogo

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda posted a short video of himself on his Twitter account on Friday, saying in Portuguese he is joining Brazilian club Botafogo. The 33-year-old midfielder, whose last club was Dutch first-division side Vitesse Arnhem, reportedly signed an 11-month contract which will ...

Keisuke Honda planning to establish amateur soccer team

Soccer Jan 15, 2020

Keisuke Honda planning to establish amateur soccer team

Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda has said he plans to establish an amateur soccer club in Tokyo following a failed venture in Austria. The 33-year-old will have to register the team, named One Tokyo, in the fourth tier of the Tokyo Shakaijin Soccer League under ...

Keisuke Honda joins Dutch club Vitesse

Soccer Nov 7, 2019

Keisuke Honda joins Dutch club Vitesse

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda has joined Vitesse Arnhem in the Dutch first division on a contract running until the end of the season, the club said Wednesday. Honda, who parted ways with Australian side Melbourne Victory at the end of last season, had been ...

Keisuke Honda risks cheapening legacy

Soccer | From the Spot Oct 2, 2019

Keisuke Honda risks cheapening legacy

by Dan Orlowitz

Even in the prime of Keisuke Honda's career, there have been few in the Japanese soccer community who could claim to have a good understanding of what was going on in the mind of the enigmatic midfielder. After a series of increasingly erratic tweets in ...

Lions starter Keisuke Honda silences Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 6, 2019

Lions starter Keisuke Honda silences Marines

Right-hander Keisuke Honda threw 7-1/3 solid innings Saturday as the Seibu Lions hammered the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 in the Pacific League. Honda (4-3) gave up seven hits and hit a batter, while striking out one at Zozo Marine Stadium. The fourth-year hurler did not ...

Hiroshima spoils Keisuke Honda's Victory farewell

Soccer May 22, 2019

Hiroshima spoils Keisuke Honda's Victory farewell

Yusuke Minagawa scored the 73rd-minute winner on Wednesday as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Keisuke Honda's Melbourne Victory 3-1 in the final group round of the Asian Champions League. Honda, a longtime star with the Japan national team, confirmed Tuesday that the game would be his last ...