Norihiro Nishi

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Norihiro Nishi
西 紀寛
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Personal information
Full name Norihiro Nishi
Date of birth (1980-05-09) May 9, 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2011 Júbilo Iwata 255 (36)
2012–2013 Tokyo Verdy 73 (11)
2014 Police United 17 (2)
2016 Okinawa SV
Total 345 (49)
National team
2004 Japan 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Norihiro Nishi (西 紀寛, Nishi Norihiro, born May 9, 1980) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Nishi was born in Takatsuki on May 9, 1980. After graduating from high school, he joined Júbilo Iwata in 1999. He played many matches from first season. The club won the champions 1999, 2002 J1 League and 2003 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club won the champions 1998–99 Asian Club Championship and 2nd place 1999–00 and 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. His opportunity to play decreased for injury from 2004. In 2009 and 2010, he played most matches and the club won 2010 J.League Cup. He moved to Tokyo Verdy in 2012 and played until 2013. After that, he played for Police United (2014) and Okinawa SV (2016). He retired end of 2016 season.

National team career[edit]

In September 2000, Nishi was elected Japan U-23 national team for 2000 Summer Olympics, but he did not play in the match.

On April 25, 2004, Nishi debuted for Japan national team against Hungary. In July, he was elected Japan for 2004 Asian Cup. He played 2 matches and Japan won the champions. He played 5 games for Japan in 2004.[1]

Club statistics[edit]

[2]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup Asia Total
1999 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 13 4 3 0 1 0 - 17 4
2000 19 3 3 0 0 0 - 22 3
2001 22 2 2 1 7 0 - 31 3
2002 26 4 3 0 7 1 - 36 5
2003 24 1 5 1 8 0 - 37 2
2004 17 4 4 2 0 0 4 1 25 7
2005 19 3 1 2 0 0 4 1 24 6
2006 16 4 2 1 5 0 - 23 5
2007 17 2 1 0 0 0 - 18 2
2008 12 2 2 1 6 1 - 20 4
2009 29 4 2 0 4 0 - 9 0
2010 31 3 2 0 7 1 - 40 4
2011 10 0 0 0 2 0 - 12 0
2012 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 38 6 1 0 - - 39 6
2013 35 5 2 0 - - 37 5
Career total 328 47 33 8 47 3 8 2 416 60

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 5 0
Total 5 0

Appearances in major competitions[edit]

Year Competition Category Appearances Goals Team Record
Start Sub
2000 2000 Olympics U-23 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2004 2004 AFC Asian Cup Senior 0 2 0 Champion

Honors and awards[edit]

Team Honors[edit]

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