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YU TSUKANOME

Full Name: Yu Tsukanome

Pronunciation: You Tsu-ka-no-mey

Position: Forward

Height: 5-9

Weight: 165

Hometown: Saitama, Japan

Date of Birth: December 21, 2000 in Saitama, Japan

Nationality: Japan

Acquired: Signed on December 4, 2023

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2023 (Dakota Fusion FC): Scored 16 goals in 10 appearances for Dakota Fusion FC of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), winning the league’s Golden Boot award. Was named to the 2023 NPSL National XI, NPSL Midwest Region XI and NPSL North Conference XI.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

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YOUTH EXPERIENCE

Tsukanome attended the Biwako Seikei Sport College in Japan. In 2022, the school reached the Semifinal of the Japan College Prime Minister’s Cup, falling to eventual champion Kokushikan University. Tsukanome scored two goals in the tournament, leading the team.

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