Takashi Fukunishi

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Takashi Fukunishi
Takashi Fukunishi 2007.jpg
Fukunishi playing for FC Tokyo in 2007
Personal information
Full name Takashi Fukunishi
Date of birth (1976-09-01) September 1, 1976 (age 44)
Place of birth Niihama, Ehime, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1992–1994 Niihama Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2006 Júbilo Iwata 292 (53)
2007 FC Tokyo 28 (6)
2008 Tokyo Verdy 29 (3)
Total 349 (62)
National team
1999–2006 Japan 64 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Takashi Fukunishi (福西 崇史, Fukunishi Takashi, born September 1, 1976) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Fukunishi was born in Niihama on September 1, 1976. After graduating from Niihama Technical High School, he joined J1 League club Júbilo Iwata in 1995. He played as defensive midfielder with Dunga in 1990s. After that, he became a central player in golden era in the club history. The club won the champions at 1997, 1999 and 2002 J1 League. The club also 1998 J.League Cup 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. He played 292 matches for the club until 2006. After that, he played FC Tokyo (2007) and Tokyo Verdy (2008).

In June 1999, Fukunishi was selected the Japan national team for 1999 Copa América. At this competition, on June 29, he debuted against Peru. Although there were few his opportunity to play, he was selected Japan for 2002 World Cup and played 5 minutes as a substitute against Russia. After 2002 World Cup, he became a regular player from 2004. At 2004 Asian Cup, he played all 6 matches and scored 2 goals including first goal in the final. He also played at 2005 Confederations Cup and 2006 World Cup. He played 64 games and scored 7 goals for Japan until 2006.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
1995 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 10 1 0 0 - - 10 1
1996 27 2 1 1 10 0 - 38 3
1997 21 4 3 1 6 1 - 30 4
1998 22 2 3 0 5 1 - 30 3
1999 27 10 0 0 3 1 - 30 11
2000 27 5 3 0 4 0 - 34 5
2001 29 4 2 0 7 0 - 38 4
2002 28 5 3 0 1 0 - 32 5
2003 26 5 0 0 8 0 - 34 5
2004 26 6 5 0 0 0 4 1 31 6
2005 23 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 26 3
2006 26 7 3 1 1 0 - 30 8
2007 FC Tokyo J1 League 28 6 0 0 6 1 - 34 7
2008 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 29 3 1 0 5 0 - 35 3
Country Japan 349 62 26 4 57 4 6 1 432 70
Total 349 62 26 4 57 4 6 1 432 70

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1999 3 0
2000 0 0
2001 2 0
2002 10 0
2003 6 0
2004 18 5
2005 14 1
2006 11 1
Total 64 7

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