Caltex Socceroo signs for J-League club

Caltex Socceroos attacker Nathan Burns has signed with Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
Caltex Socceroo striker Nathan Burns will remain in Japan after signing for Hiroshima Sanfrecce, his new club confirmed today.


  • Burns, 29, left Tokyo FC to join Hiroshima after playing 26 league games (and six in the Cup) since signing in 2015 in Tokyo. 
  • He scored three goals during his spell with Tokyo FC, known as the Gas Men.  

Caltex Socceroos attacker Nathan Burns is set to part ways with J-League club FC Tokyo, following the conclusion of his contract.

  • Burns won the Johnny Warren Medal for best player in the Hyundai A-League in 2015. 
  • The Aussie striker will join his new teammates from July 18. 


"I'm honoured to join Sanfrecce Hiroshima, one of the most successful clubs in Japan. I will try my best to contribute to a victorious future for the club," [translation], said Burns.