Caltex Socceroo signs for J-League club

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.