Arata Izumi

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Arata Izumi
Personal information
Full name Arata Izumi
Date of birth July 31, 1982 (1982-07-31) (age 35)
Place of birth Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Pune
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. † Appearances (Goals).
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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