Norihiro Nishi

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Norihiro Nishi
Norihiro Nishi.jpg
Nishi playing for Júbilo Iwata
Personal information
Full name Norihiro Nishi
Date of birth (1980-05-09) May 9, 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1996–1998 Funabashi Municipal High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2011 Júbilo Iwata 255 (36)
2012–2013 Tokyo Verdy 73 (11)
2014 Police United 17 (2)
2016 Okinawa SV
Total 345 (49)
National team
2004 Japan 5 (0)
Honours
Júbilo Iwata
Winner J1 League 1999
Winner J1 League 2002
Runner-up J1 League 2001
Runner-up J1 League 2003
Winner J.League Cup 2010
Runner-up J.League Cup 2001
Winner Emperor's Cup 2003
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2004
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2004 China
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Norihiro Nishi (西 紀寛, Nishi Norihiro, born May 9, 1980) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Nishi was born in Takatsuki on May 9, 1980. After graduating from Funabashi Municipal High School, he joined J1 League club Júbilo Iwata in 1999. He played many matches from first season. The club won the champions in 1999, 2002 J1 League and 2003 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club won the champions 1998–99 Asian Club Championship and the 2nd place 1999–00 and 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. His opportunity to play decreased for injury from 2004. In 2009 and 2010, he played most matches and the club won 2010 J.League Cup. He moved to Tokyo Verdy in 2012 and played until 2013. After that, he played for Police United (2014) and Okinawa SV (2016). He retired end of 2016 season.

In September 2000, Nishi was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2000 Summer Olympics, but he did not play in the match.

On April 25, 2004, Nishi debuted for Japan national team against Hungary. In July, he was selected Japan for 2004 Asian Cup. He played 2 matches and Japan won the champions. He played 5 games for Japan in 2004.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
1999 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 13 4 3 0 1 0 - 17 4
2000 19 3 3 0 0 0 - 22 3
2001 22 2 2 1 7 0 - 31 3
2002 26 4 3 0 7 1 - 36 5
2003 24 1 5 1 8 0 - 37 2
2004 17 4 4 2 0 0 4 1 25 7
2005 19 3 1 2 0 0 4 1 24 6
2006 16 4 2 1 5 0 - 23 5
2007 17 2 1 0 0 0 - 18 2
2008 12 2 2 1 6 1 - 20 4
2009 29 4 2 0 4 0 - 9 0
2010 31 3 2 0 7 1 - 40 4
2011 10 0 0 0 2 0 - 12 0
2012 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 38 6 1 0 - - 39 6
2013 35 5 2 0 - - 37 5
Country Japan 328 47 33 8 47 3 8 2 416 60
Total 328 47 33 8 47 3 8 2 416 60

[3]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2004 5 0
Total 5 0

References[change | change source]

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

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