Masaya Nishitani

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Masaya Nishitani
Personal information
Full name Masaya Nishitani
Date of birth (1978-09-16) 16 September 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Tokushima, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997-2003
2002-2003
2004
2005
2005-2008
Cerezo Osaka
Vissel Kobe (loan)
Vegalta Sendai
Urawa Red Diamonds
Consadole Sapporo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
In this Japanese name, the family name is Nishitani.

Masaya Nishitani (西谷 正也, Nishitani Masaya, born September 16, 1978) is a former Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as an association football player.[1]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J. League CupTotal
1997 Cerezo Osaka J. League 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
1998 19 4 0 0 4 0 23 4
1999 30 8 2 1 3 0 35 9
2000 27 5 3 0 3 0 33 5
2001 20 5 0 0 2 0 22 5
2002 Vissel Kobe J. League 1 9 1 0 0 6 0 15 1
2003 8 0 0 0 2 0 10 0
2004 Vegalta Sendai J. League 2 9 0 0 0 - 9 0
2005 Urawa Red Diamonds J. League 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 0
2005 Consadole Sapporo J. League 2 10 1 1 0 - 11 1
2006 39 5 3 0 - 42 5
2007 38 10 0 0 - 38 10
2008 J. League 1 21 0 1 0 4 0 26 0
Country Japan 235 39 11 1 27 0 273 40
Total 235 39 11 1 27 0 273 40

References[change | change source]

  1. Guardian.co.uk, "Masaya Nishitani" retrieved 2012-9-21.