2015 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Kento Sakurai
Player Profile
Positions Played   Attacking Midfielder
Height   5' 7"
Weight   143 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Japan passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   September 20, 1992 / Japan
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Takusyoku University
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Dewan Bader (Carolina RailHawks, NASL Assistant Coach)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 4  
Passing 3 Needs to be more consistent
1st Touch 4 Clean first touch
Crossing 3  
Finishing 3  
Heading N/A  
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3.5  
Communication 2 Language barrier makes it difficult at times
Executes Under Pressure 4 Composed!
Movement off Ball 3  
Small-Sided Game 4  
Full-Field Game 4  
Gets around the ball defensively 3  
Distribution 3  
Ability to link up with forwards and defenders 3.5 Had good ideas, but did not always execute

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3  
Speed 3  
Quickness 4.5 Excellent
Endurance 3 Improvement here will give him the ability to move quicker and more often find the ball in better spots
Agility 4  
Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Kento is quite a good player overall. He is confident and sharp with the ball. He can improve consistency in the quality of his passes.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Akira Tamai

Kanto College League Top 3 and top 11 players in the league

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Takarazuka FC 1998-2005 Yokohama F.Marinos Jr 2005-2008 Nihondaigakufuzisawa High School 2008-2011


Injury and Medical Information
None

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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