Akihiro Nagashima

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Akihiro Nagashima
Personal information
Full name Akihiro Nagashima
Date of birth (1964-04-09) April 9, 1964 (age 57)
Place of birth Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1980–1982 Mikage Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1993 Gamba Osaka
1994–1995 Shimizu S-Pulse 38 (9)
1995–2000 Vissel Kobe 138 (67)
National team
1990–1991 Japan 4 (0)
Honours
* 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]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1983 Matsushita Electric Regional Leagues
1984 JSL Division 2
1985/86
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
1989/90 22 15 0 0 22 15
1990/91 21 8 1 1 22 9
1991/92 21 8 3 3 24 11
1992 Gamba Osaka J1 League - 3 2 9 5 12 7
1993 32 12 0 0 6 5 38 17
1994 Shimizu S-Pulse J1 League 28 8 0 0 1 1 29 9
1995 10 1 0 0 - 10 1
1995 Vissel Kobe Football League 15 10 3 0 - 18 10
1996 28 17 3 5 - 31 22
1997 J1 League 32 22 2 1 5 3 39 26
1998 28 10 2 2 3 1 33 13
1999 26 7 0 0 1 0 27 7
2000 9 1 0 0 1 0 10 1
Country Japan 329 137 13 10 32 19 374 166
Total 329 137 13 10 32 19 374 166

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1990 3 0
1991 1 0
Total 4 0

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