Arata Izumi

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Arata Izumi
Personal information
Full name Arata Izumi
Date of birth (1982-07-31) July 31, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Youth career
Shimonoseki Chuo Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Albirex Niigata Singapore 0 (0)
2006 Mizushima 25 (1)
2006-2007 East Bengal 15 (7)
2007-2009 Mahindra United 32 (12)
2009- Pune 65 (18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In this Japanese name, the family name is Izumi.

Arata Izumi (和泉 新, Izumi Arata, born July 31, 1982) is an Indian-Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as an Association football or soccer player.[1]

Career[change | change source]

After graduating from high school in Japan, he joined Albirex Niigata FC (Singapore) of Singapore's S.League.[2]

He played in Japan Football League for one season; and then he began playing in India.

In India, he plays attacking midfielder.[1]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Singapore League Cup League Cup Total
2005 Albirex Niigata Singapore[2]
Japan League Cup League Cup Total
2006 Mizushima F.C.[2] J. League 1
India League Cup League Cup Total
2007 East Bengal[2] I-League
2008 Mahindra United[1]
2009 Pune F.C.[1]
Country India

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3, A. Izumi; retrieved 2012-7-6.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Mandrekar, Kabir. "Japanese mother, Gujarati father, Pune wife, Indian football," The Indian Express, December, 26 2010; retrieved 2012-7-6.

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