Akihiro Nishimura (footballer)

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Akihiro Nishimura
Personal information
Full name Akihiro Nishimura
Date of birth (1958-08-08) August 8, 1958 (age 55)
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Youth career
1974-1976 Kansai University Hokuyo High School
1977-1980 Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981-1991 Yammer Diesel 148 (3)
National team
1980-1988 Japan 49 (2)
Teams managed
1999-2001 Japan U-20
2001-2003 Cerezo Osaka
2004 Kyoto Purple Sanga
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Akihiro Nishimura (born August 8, 1958 in Japan) is a former Japanese football player. He managed U-20 Japan national football team at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.

Nishimura made 49 appearances for the senior Japan national football team from 1980 to 1988.

Club career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
1981 Yanmar Diesel JSL Division 1 18 0 18 0
1982 14 1 14 1
1983 12 0 12 0
1984 17 0 17 0
1985/86 21 1 21 1
1986/87 21 0 21 0
1987/88 5 0 5 0
1988/89 10 0 10 0
1989/90 15 1 0 0 15 1
1990/91 15 0 2 0 17 0
Country Japan 148 3 0 0 2 0 150 3
Total 148 3 0 0 2 0 150 3

National team statistics[edit]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1980 1 0
1981 13 0
1982 2 0
1983 10 0
1984 1 0
1985 8 2
1986 5 0
1987 8 0
1988 1 0
Total 49 2

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