Shusaku Nishikawa

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Shusaku Nishikawa
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Personal information
Full name Shusaku Nishikawa
Date of birth (1986-06-18) June 18, 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Oita, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2009
2010-
Oita Trinita
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
National team
2009- Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shusaku Nishikawa (西川 周作, Nishikawa Shusaku, born June 18, 1986) is a Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as a football player.[1] He plays for Sanfrecce Hiroshima and the Japanese national team.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J. League CupTotal
2005 Oita Trinita[1] J. League 1 21 0 2 0 1 0 24 0
2006 30 0 1 0 5 0 36 0
2007 11 0 2 0 2 0 15 0
2008 22 0 0 0 5 0 27 0
2009 34 0 1 0 3 0 38 0
2010 Sanfrecce Hiroshima[1]
2011
2012
Country Japan 118 0 6 0 16 0 140 0
Total 118 0 6 0 16 0 140 0

International career statistics[change | change source]

As goalkeeper for Japan's national team, Nishikawa's play was noted in the international press.[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2009 1 0
2010 2 0
2011 4 0
2012
Total 7 0

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Soccerway.com, S. Nishikawa; retrieved 2012-4-5.
  2. Marcus, Jeffrey. "U.S. Men’s Team Ends Scoring Drought in Opener," New York Times. August 7, 2008; excerpt, "low hard shot that had just enough force to be slowed, but not stopped, by Shusaku Nishikawa, the Japanese keeper"; retrieved 2012-4-5.

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