Naoshi Nakamura

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Naoshi Nakamura
Personal information
Full name Naoshi Nakamura
Date of birth (1979-01-27) January 27, 1979 (age 42)
Place of birth Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1994–1996 Funabashi Municipal High School
1997–2000 Nihon University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2014 Nagoya Grampus 342 (30)
Total 342 (30)
National team
2006 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
Nagoya Grampus
Winner J1 League 2010
Runner-up J1 League 2011
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2009
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Naoshi Nakamura (中村 直志, Nakamura Naoshi, born January 27, 1979) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Nakamura was born in Funabashi on January 27, 1979. After graduating from Nihon University, he joined J1 League club Nagoya Grampus Eight (later Nagoya Grampus) in 2001. He became a regular player in 2002. Although he was originally offensive midfielder, he also played many matches as defensive midfielder and right side midfielder. From 2008, he played as defensive midfielder under new manager Dragan Stojković. The club won the 3rd place 2008 J1 League and the 2nd place 2009 Emperor's Cup. In 2010, the club won the champions 2010 J1 League their first league champions. In 2011, the club also won the 2nd place J1 League. From 2012, his opportunity to play decreased and he retired end of 2014 season.

Nakamura's only appearance for Japan national team came on August 9, 2006, in a friendly against Trinidad and Tobago. This match is Japan's first match after the 2006 World Cup.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2001 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 11 1 0 0 4 2 - 15 3
2002 29 4 3 0 5 0 - 37 4
2003 22 3 2 0 5 0 - 29 3
2004 29 5 2 1 8 1 - 39 7
2005 34 7 2 1 6 0 - 42 8
2006 33 5 2 0 4 0 - 39 5
2007 26 0 2 0 4 0 - 32 0
2008 Nagoya Grampus J1 League 31 0 3 0 6 0 - 40 0
2009 30 0 5 1 1 0 9 1 45 2
2010 27 1 3 1 4 0 - 34 2
2011 27 3 2 0 2 0 5 0 36 3
2012 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 8 0
2013 20 1 0 0 3 0 - 23 1
2014 18 0 2 0 2 0 - 22 0
Country Japan 342 30 28 4 54 3 17 1 441 38
Total 342 30 28 4 54 3 17 1 441 38

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2006 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

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

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