Mai Nakachi

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Mai Nakachi
Personal information
Full name Mai Nakachi
Date of birth (1980-12-16) December 16, 1980 (age 40)
Place of birth Chiba, Japan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Defender
Youth career
1996 Yomiuri-Seiyu Beleza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2010 Nippon TV Beleza 187 (0)
Total 187 (0)
National team
1997–2008 Japan 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mai Nakachi (中地 舞, Nakachi Mai, born December 16, 1980) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

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Nakachi was born in Chiba Prefecture on December 16, 1980. She played for Nippon TV Beleza from 1997 to 2010. She was selected Best Young Player award in 1997 season. She played 187 matches in Nadeshiko League and she was selected Best Eleven 4 times (2000, 2001, 2003 and 2006). The club won Nadeshiko League championship 8 times.

In December 1997, when Nakachi was 16 years old, she was selected the Japan national team for 1997 AFC Championship. At this competition, on December 5, she debuted against Guam. She played at 1998, 2002 Asian Games, 2001 and 2003 AFC Championship. She was also a member of Japan for 1999 and 2003 World Cup. She played 30 games for Japan until 2008.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 2 0
1998 5 0
1999 3 0
2000 1 0
2001 8 0
2002 5 0
2003 5 0
2004 0 0
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 1 0
Total 30 0

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