Despite arriving as one of the characters, the FBC Melgar winger failed to stand out in the Peru team during the South America U-20 tournament in Colombia.
the Peruvian team was eliminated from South America U20 national team Colombia without being able to add points. Jaime Serna’s team showed a low collective and individual level throughout the youth tournament. One of the footballers is said to have been the character of the Bicolor Kenji Cabrera. The international striker regularly featured alternately in Liga 1 and the 2023 Copa Sudamericana but his performance ended in disappointment.
With this in mind, in this note we tell you more details about the young player’s career, his numbers in the Arequipa team and how he did in this competition in the Blanquirroja.
Who is Kenji Cabrera?
Kenji Cabrera He is a 19-year-old footballer who works as a winger. He is characterized by his great feeling for the ball and his speed.
Kenji Cabrera plays for FBC Melgar.
He was formed in the smaller divisions of the Esther Grande de Bentín club. In 2019 he switched to the reserve team FBC Melgar. He made his professional debut with the Arequipa team in 2021.
He rose to prominence in the 2022 season with Néstor Lorenzo and Pablo Lavallén. In this campaign, the attacker played overall 980 minutes in 28 games in which he scored one goal and provided three assists.
Kenji Cabrera made his FBC Melgar debut in 2021.
He also started several games in the Copa Sudamericana in which Dominó reached the semifinals. The player of Japanese descent even scored a goal on penalties against Internacional de Porto Alegre in the quarter-finals.
Kenji Cabrera and his numbers in the Peru U-20 team
Before the South American Sub-20 from Colombia, Kenji Cabrera played 10 friendlies with the Peruvian teamin which he contributed with an assist.
At the youth tournament he only played 235 minutes in four games, of which he only started in two. The national striker did not have a good level and could not stand out in the bicolor attack.