Naomichi Ueda

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Naomichi Ueda
Naomichi Ueda Japan (2).jpg
Ueda playing for Japan in 2018
Personal information
Full name Naomichi Ueda
Date of birth (1994-10-24) October 24, 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Uto, Kumamoto, Japan
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Nîmes Olympique
Youth career
2010–2012 Ozu High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2018 Kashima Antlers 96 (4)
2014–2015J.League U-22 (laon) 4 (0)
2018–2020 Cercle Brugge 53 (1)
2021– Nîmes Olympique
National team
2011 Japan U-17 5 (1)
2016 Japan U-23 3 (0)
2017– Japan 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020/21 season at Cercle Brugge
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020

Naomichi Ueda (植田 直通, Ueda Naomichi, born October 24, 1994) is a Japanese football player. He plays for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Ueda was born in Uto on October 24, 1994. After graduating from Ozu High School, he joined J1 League club Kashima Antlers in 2013. He played many matches as center back from 2014. In 2016, Kashima won the champions in J1 League and qualified for 2016 Club World Cup as host country champions. At the Club World Cup, he played all 4 matches and won the 2nd place. In July 2018, he moved to Belgian First Division A club Cercle Brugge. In January 2021, he moved to French Ligue 1 club Nîmes Olympique.

In June 2011, Ueda was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2011 U-17 World Cup and he played all 5 matches and scored 1 goal. In 2016, he played for the Japan U-23 national team at 2016 AFC U-23 Championship. Japan won the champions and qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics. At 2016 Summer Olympics, he played all 3 matches as center back with Tsukasa Shiotani. In November 2017, he was selected the Japan national team for 2017 E-1 Football Championship. At this tournament, he debuted against China on December 12. In 2018, he was selected Japan for 2018 World Cup, but he did not play in the match. In 2019, he also participated 2019 Copa América and played all 3 matches.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2013 Kashima Antlers J1 League 0 0 1 0 2 0 - 3 0
2014 20 0 1 0 3 0 - 24 0
2015 12 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 16 1
2016 21 0 4 0 2 0 - 27 0
2017 29 3 2 0 0 0 7 1 38 4
2018 14 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 20 1
2014 J.League U-22 J3 League 2 0 - - - 2 0
2015 2 0 - - - 2 0
BelgiumLeague Belgian Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2018/19 Cercle Brugge First Division A 26 1 1 0 - - 27 1
2019/20 19 0 1 0 - - 20 0
2020/21 8 0 0 0 - - 8 0
FranceLeague Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue EuropeTotal
2020/21 Nîmes Olympique Ligue 1
Country Japan 100 4 10 0 7 0 15 2 132 6
Belgium 53 1 2 0 - - 55 1
France
Total 153 5 12 0 7 0 15 2 187 7

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2017 2 0
2018 2 0
2019 7 0
2020 2 1
Total 13 1

References[change | change source]

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

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