Shusaku Nishikawa

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Shusaku Nishikawa
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Personal information
Date of birth (1986-06-18) 18 June 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Usa, Ōita, Japan
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Urawa Red Diamonds
Number 21
Youth career
2002–2004 Oita Trinita
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Oita Trinita 118 (0)
2010–2013 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 135 (0)
2014– Urawa Reds 0 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Japan U-20 4 (0)
2007–2008 Japan U-23 8 (0)
2009– Japan 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 July 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2014

Shusaku Nishikawa (西川 周作 Nishikawa Shūsaku?, born 18 June 1986 in Usa, Ōita) is a Japanese football player currently playing for Urawa Reds.[2]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Nishikawa is a product of Oita's youth system and was promoted to the top team in 2005. Nishikawa made his J-League debut on 2 July 2005 in a match against Yokohama F. Marinos. He became a regular in the 2006 season. After the relegation of Oita Trinita signed on 30 December 2009 for J-League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

International[edit]

Nishikawa was a member of the Japan team for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship finals. He was also a member of the Japan team at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

He made his full international debut for Japan on 8 October 2009 in a 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Hong Kong.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 6 December 2012
Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup ACL Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Oita Trinita 2005 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 - 3 0 41 0
Total 118 0 6 0 16 0 - 3 0 143 0
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2010 34 0 1 0 4 0 5 0 - 44 0
2011 34 0 0 0 1 0 - - 35 0
2012 34 0 0 0 4 0 - 1 0 39 0
Total 102 0 1 0 9 0 5 0 1 0 118 0
Career total 220 0 7 0 25 0 5 0 4 0 261 0

1Includes Pan-Pacific Championship, Suruga Bank Championship and FIFA Club World Cup.

International[edit]

National team Year Apps Goals
Japan
2009 1 0
2010 2 0
2011 4 0
2012 1 0
2013 4 0
Total 12 0

Appearances in major competitions[edit]

Team Competition Category Appearances Goals Team Record
Start Sub
 Japan 2004 AFC Youth Championship U-19 Third place
 Japan 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship U-20 4 0 0 Round of 16
 Japan 2008 Summer Olympics qualification U-22 5 0 0 Qualified
 Japan 2008 Summer Olympics U-23 3 0 0 Round 1
 Japan 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification Senior 1 0 0 Qualified
 Japan 2011 AFC Asian Cup Senior 1 1 0 Champions
 Japan 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Senior 2 0 0 Champions

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Oita Trinita
Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Japan[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National team squad". jfa.or.jp. Japan Football Association. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Stats Centre: Shusaku Nishikawa Facts". TheJapanTimes.co.jp. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Shusaku Nishikawa Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 July 2009. 

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