For this week’s spotlight we have Kou Ichi Belgira, 20, a Half-Japanese, Half-Filipino and one of the younger members bolstering the team’s defense. He was born in Okayama and studied in Kanzei Highschool. He currently resides in Pasig City.
When did you start playing football?
I started playing football when I was 6. My brother introduced me to football and it’s pretty popular in Japan.
Who is your idol?
My idol is Neymar because when he is playing, audiences get excited and I wanna be like him.
What are your goals for this year?
This year, my goal is to be part of Azkals.
What are your hobbies besides football?
Besides football, I like reading books and snowboarding.