|Full name||Kazuaki Nagasawa|
|Date of birth||February 4, 1958|
|Place of birth||Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)|
|1973–1975||Shimizu Higashi High School|
|1976–1979||Tokyo University of Agriculture|
|1995–1996||Suzuyo Shimizu FC Lovely Ladies|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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]
|1980||Yamaha Motors||JSL Division 1||17||0|
|1982||JSL Division 2||15||1|
|1983||JSL Division 1||17||1|
|Japan national team|