Kazuaki Nagasawa

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Kazuaki Nagasawa
Personal information
Full name Kazuaki Nagasawa
Date of birth (1958-02-04) February 4, 1958 (age 63)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1973–1975 Shimizu Higashi High School
1976–1979 Tokyo University of Agriculture
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1989 Yamaha Motors 123 (9)
Total 123 (9)
National team
1978–1985 Japan 9 (0)
Teams managed
1991–1993 Yamaha Motors
1995–1996 Suzuyo Shimizu FC Lovely Ladies
1997 Honda
1999–2001 Sony Sendai
Honours
Yamaha Motors
Winner Japan Soccer League 1987/88
Winner Emperor's Cup 1982
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kazuaki Nagasawa (長澤 和明, Nagasawa Kazuaki, born February 4, 1958) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His daughter Masami Nagasawa is an actress.

Biography[change | change source]

Nagasawa was born in Shizuoka on February 4, 1958. After graduating from Tokyo University of Agriculture, he joined Japan Soccer League club Yamaha Motors in 1980. Although he played as regular player until 1987, he could not play in the match for injury at the end of his career. He retired in 1989. He played 123 games and scored 9 goals in the league.

On July 13, 1978, when Nagasawa was a Tokyo University of Agriculture student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Iraq. Although he did not play for Japan from 1979, in 1985, he played for Japan at 1986 World Cup qualification for the first time in 7 years. He played 9 games for Japan until 1985.

After retirement, Nagasawa started coaching career at Yamaha Motors. In 1991, he became a manager. He led the club to won the 2nd place at Japan Football League in 1993 and promoted to J1 League. He resigned end of 1993 season. He signed with Nadeshiko League club Suzuyo Shimizu FC Lovely Ladies in 1995. In 1997, he moved to Honda. In 1999, he signed with Sony Sendai and managed until August 2001. From 2001, he managed some university and high school.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1980 Yamaha Motors JSL Division 1 17 0
1981 18 2
1982 JSL Division 2 15 1
1983 JSL Division 1 17 1
1984 9 2
1985/86 18 2
1986/87 21 1
1987/88 0 0
1988/89 0 0
Country Japan 123 9
Total 123 9

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1978 6 0
1979 0 0
1980 0 0
1981 0 0
1982 0 0
1983 0 0
1984 0 0
1985 3 0
Total 9 0

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