Shoya Nakajima

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Shoya Nakajima
Shoya Nakajima.jpg
Nakajima at Porto in 2019
Personal information
Full name Shoya Nakajima
Date of birth (1994-08-23) August 23, 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Ain
Youth career
2010–2012 Tokyo Verdy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Tokyo Verdy 29 (6)
2014 Kataller Toyama 28 (2)
2014–2017 FC Tokyo 51 (6)
2015J.League U-22 (laon) 3 (0)
2016FC Tokyo U-23 (loan) 7 (0)
2017–2019 Portimonense 42 (15)
2019 Al-Duhail 7 (1)
2019–2020 Porto 20 (0)
2021– Al-Ain
National team
2011 Japan U-17 2 (1)
2016 Japan U-23 3 (1)
2018–2019 Japan 19 (5)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020/21 season at Porto

Shoya Nakajima (中島 翔哉, Nakajima Shoya, born August 23, 1994) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Nakajima was born in Hachioji on August 23, 1994. He joined J2 League club Tokyo Verdy from their youth team in 2012. In 2014, he moved to Kataller Toyama and played as regular player. In August 2014, he moved to J1 League club FC Tokyo. In September 2017, he moved to Portuguese Primeira Liga club Portimonense. He scored 10 goals in the 2017/18 season. In February 2019, he moved to Qatar Stars League club Al-Duhail. In September 2019, he moved to Primeira Liga club Porto. Porto won the champions in the 2019/20 season. However he could not play many matches in the 2020/21 season. In January 2021, he moved to UAE Pro League club Al-Ain.

In 2011, Nakajima was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2007 U-17 World Cup. 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 left midfielder. On March 23, 2018, he debuted and scored a goal for the Japan national team against Mali. However he was not selected the Japan for 2018 World Cup. After the 2018 World Cup, he became a regular player as left midfielder under new manager Hajime Moriyasu and was given "number 10" shirt for the Japan. In 2019, he played at 2019 Copa América. He played 19 games and scored 5 goals for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2012 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 8 4 2 0 - - 10 4
2013 21 2 2 0 - - 23 2
2014 Kataller Toyama J2 League 28 2 2 0 - - 30 2
2014 FC Tokyo J1 League 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 0
2015 13 1 2 0 2 1 - 17 2
2016 12 3 2 1 4 2 0 0 18 6
2017 21 2 1 1 7 3 - 29 6
2015 J.League U-22 J3 League 3 0 - - - 3 0
2016 FC Tokyo U-23 J3 League 7 0 - - - 7 0
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
2017/18 Portimonense Primeira Liga 29 10 2 0 2 0 - 33 10
2018/19 13 5 0 0 1 0 - 14 5
QatarLeague Emir of Qatar Cup League Cup AsiaTotal
2018/19 Al-Duhail Stars League 7 1 3 0 - 6 1 16 2
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
2019/20 Porto Primeira Liga 16 0 4 1 3 0 5 0 28 1
2020/21 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 9 0
United Arab EmiratesLeague UAE Emir Cup League Cup AsiaTotal
2020/21 Al-Ain Pro League
Country Japan 118 14 11 2 13 6 0 0 142 22
Portugal 62 15 7 1 6 0 9 0 84 16
Qatar 7 1 3 0 - 6 1 16 2
United Arab Emirates
Total 187 30 21 3 19 6 15 1 242 40

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2018 6 2
2019 13 3
Total 19 5

References[change | change source]

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

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