Daigo Nishi

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Daigo Nishi
Daigo Nishi (cropped).jpg
Nishi playing for Kashima Antlers
Personal information
Full name Daigo Nishi
Date of birth (1987-08-28) August 28, 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Youth career
2003–2005 Consadole Sapporo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Consadole Sapporo 73 (11)
2010 Albirex Niigata 29 (1)
2011–2018 Kashima Antlers 221 (10)
2019–2020 Vissel Kobe 55 (1)
2021– Urawa Reds
National team
2011–2019 Japan 2 (0)
Honours
Kashima Antlers
Winner AFC Champions League 2018
Winner J1 League 2016
Runner-up J1 League 2017
Winner J.League Cup 2011
Winner J.League Cup 2012
Winner J.League Cup 2015
Winner Emperor's Cup 2016
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Daigo Nishi (西 大伍, Nishi Daigo, born August 28, 1987) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Nishi was born in Sapporo on August 28, 1987. He joined J2 League club Consadole Sapporo from their youth team in 2006. Although he could hardly play in the match until 2007, Consadole won the champions in 2007 and was promoted to J1 League. In 2008, he became a regular player as right midfielder. However Consadole was finished at the bottom place and was relegated to J2 in a year. In 2009, he was converted to right side back by manager Nobuhiro Ishizaki. In 2010, he moved to J1 club Albirex Niigata and played as side back in 1 season. In 2011, he moved to Kashima Antlers as Atsuto Uchida successor. He played as side back for the club in 8 seasons. In 2016, Antlers won the champions in J1 League and qualified for 2016 Club World Cup as host country champions. At Club World Cup, he played all 4 matches and won the 2nd place. In 2018, Antlers won the champions in the 2018 AFC Champions League. In 2019, he moved to Vissel Kobe. In 2019, Vissel won the champions in the Emperor's Cup which is first major title in the club history. In 2021, he moved to Urawa Reds.

On June 1, 2011, Nishi debuted for the Japan national team against Peru. On March 23, 2019, he played in the match for the first time in 8 years against Bolivia.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2006 Consadole Sapporo J2 League 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
2007 5 1 0 0 - - 5 1
2008 J1 League 27 3 1 0 6 0 - 34 3
2009 J2 League 41 7 1 0 - - 42 7
2010 Albirex Niigata J1 League 29 1 3 0 6 0 - 38 1
2011 Kashima Antlers J1 League 30 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 34 1
2012 30 1 5 0 10 0 - 45 1
2013 29 0 1 0 8 0 - 38 0
2014 23 3 1 0 2 0 - 26 3
2015 30 0 1 0 5 0 6 0 42 0
2016 26 1 3 0 6 0 - 35 1
2017 30 1 2 1 1 0 6 0 39 2
2018 23 3 4 1 3 1 6 2 36 7
2019 Vissel Kobe J1 League 29 0 3 0 4 0 - 36 0
2020 26 1 - 1 0 6 1 33 2
2021 Urawa Reds J1 League
Country Japan 378 23 26 2 52 1 27 3 483 29
Total 378 23 26 2 52 1 27 3 483 29

[3]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2011 1 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
2017 0 0
2018 0 0
2019 1 0
Total 2 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Daigo Nishi at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Daigo Nishi at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)

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