Nozomi Hiroyama

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Nozomi Hiroyama
Personal information
Full name Nozomi Hiroyama
Date of birth (1977-05-06) May 6, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Sodegaura, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1993–1995 Narashino High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2000 JEF United Ichihara 120 (12)
2001 Cerro Porteño 29 (3)
2002 Sport Recife 0 (0)
2002–2003 Braga 8 (0)
2003–2004 Montpellier 7 (0)
2004–2008 Tokyo Verdy 79 (11)
2005Cerezo Osaka (loan) 15 (0)
2009–2010 Thespa Kusatsu 73 (3)
2011–2012 Richmond Kickers 39 (0)
Total 370 (29)
National team
1997 Japan U-20 4 (1)
2001 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nozomi Hiroyama (廣山 望, Hiroyama Nozomi, born May 6, 1977) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Hiroyama was born in Sodegaura on May 6, 1977. After graduating from Narashino High School, he joined his local club JEF United Ichihara in 1996. He became a regular player from first season. The club won the 2nd place in the 1998 J.League Cup. In 2001, he moved to Paraguayan club Cerro Porteño. From 2002, he played for Sport Recife, Braga and Montpellier. In summer 2004, he returned to Japan and joined Tokyo Verdy. In 2005, he moved to Cerezo Osaka on loan and returned to Verdy in a year. Toward the end of his career, he played for Thespa Kusatsu (2009–2010) and Richmond Kickers (2011–2012). He retired end of 2012 season.

In June 1997, Hiroyama was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 1997 World Youth Championship. He played 4 matches as right midfielder and scored a goal against Paraguay. On October 4, 2001, Hiroyama debuted for the Japan national team against Senegal. On October 7, he also played against Nigeria. He played 2 games for Japan in 2001.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
1996 JEF United Ichihara J1 League 21 1 1 0 8 1 - 30 2
1997 30 1 4 2 6 1 - 40 4
1998 30 7 1 0 4 2 - 35 9
1999 30 2 3 0 0 0 - 33 2
2000 9 1 3 0 0 0 - 12 1
ParaguayLeague Cup League Cup South AmericaTotal
2001 Cerro Porteño Primera División 29 3 7 2 36 5
BrazilLeague Copa do Brasil League Cup South AmericaTotal
2002 Sport Recife Série B 0 0 0 0
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
2002/03 Braga Primeira Liga 8 0 0 0 1 0 - 9 0
FranceLeague Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue EuropeTotal
2003/04 Montpellier Ligue 1 7 0 7 0
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2004 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 4 0 1 0 1 0 - 6 0
2005 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 15 0 0 0 3 0 - 18 0
2006 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 27 4 1 0 - 2 0 30 4
2007 32 7 1 0 - - 33 7
2008 J1 League 16 0 1 0 4 1 - 21 1
2009 Thespa Kusatsu J2 League 44 3 2 0 - - 46 3
2010 29 0 0 0 - - 29 0
United StatesLeague U.S. Open Cup MLS Cup Playoffs North AmericaTotal
2011 Richmond Kickers USL Pro 20 0 3 1 - - 23 1
2012 19 0 1 0 - - 20 0
Country Japan 287 26 18 2 26 5 2 0 333 33
Paraguay 29 3 7 2 36 5
Brazil 0 0 0 0
Portugal 8 0 0 0 1 0 - 9 0
France 7 0 7 0
United States 39 0 4 1 - - 43 1
Total 370 29 22 3 27 5 9 2 428 39

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2001 2 0
Total 2 0

References[change | change source]

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

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