|Full name||Akihiro Nagashima|
|Date of birth||April 9, 1964|
|Place of birth||Kobe, Hyogo, Japan|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)|
|1980–1982||Mikage Technical High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Akihiro Nagashima (永島 昭浩, Nagashima Akihiro, born April 9, 1964) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.
Biography[change | change source]
Nagashima was born in Kobe on April 9, 1964. After graduating from Mikage Technical High School, he joined Regional Leagues club Matsushita Electric (later Gamba Osaka) in 1983. In 1984, the club was promoted to Japan Soccer League. The club won 1990 Emperor's Cup. In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and founded new league J1 League. On June 5, 1993, he score a hat-trick against Nagoya Grampus Eight. He became the first player in J1 League to score a hat-trick as Japanese player. In 1994, he moved to Shimizu S-Pulse.
In January 1995, Great Hanshin earthquake occurred in his local Kobe. In June, Nagashima moved to Japan Football League club Vissel Kobe to encourage disaster area. In 1996, the club won the 2nd place and was promoted to J1 League. He played 138 games and scored 67 goals for the club. He retired in 2000.
On July 27, 1990, Nagashima debuted for Japan national team against South Korea. He played 4 games for Japan until 1991.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1983||Matsushita Electric||Regional Leagues|
|1984||JSL Division 2|
|1986/87||JSL Division 1||22||7||22||7|
|1987/88||JSL Division 2||14||6||1||0||15||6|
|1988/89||JSL Division 1||21||5||1||0||22||5|
|1992||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||-||3||2||9||5||12||7|
|1994||Shimizu S-Pulse||J1 League||28||8||0||0||1||1||29||9|
|1995||Vissel Kobe||Football League||15||10||3||0||-||18||10|
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Akihiro Nagashima at National-Football-Teams.com
- ↑ Akihiro Nagashima at J.League (in Japanese)
- ↑ Japan National Football Team Database
Other websites[change | change source]
- Akihiro Nagashima at J.League (player) (in Japanese)
- Akihiro Nagashima at National Football Teams.com
- Akihiro Nagashima at WorldFootball.net
- Akihiro Nagashima at Transfermarkt (player)