Yoshikazu Nagai

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Yoshikazu Nagai
Personal information
Full name Yoshikazu Nagai
Date of birth (1952-04-16) April 16, 1952 (age 63)
Place of birth Urawa, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward (retired)
Youth career
1968–1970 Urawa Minami High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1988 Furukawa Electric 272 (63)
National team
1971–1980 Japan 69 (9)
Teams managed
1989–1991 Japan U-18
1992–1993 JEF United Ichihara
1996 Fukushima FC
1998–2000 Albirex Niigata
2001 Yokohama FC
2006–2007 Urawa Reds Ladies

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Yoshikazu Nagai (永井 良和, born April 16, 1952 in Urawa, Saitama, Japan) is a former Japanese football player. He holds the record for most appearances in Japan Soccer League First Division. His son Shunta is also a footballer.

Nagai made 58 appearances for the Japan national football team from 1971 to 1979.[1]

Club statistics[edit]

[2]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1971 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 10 2
1972 10 0
1973 18 2
1974 18 5
1975 18 7
1976 18 5
1977 18 14
1978 18 1
1979 18 6
1980 17 3
1981 15 6
1982 10 1
1983 12 1
1984 14 5
1985/86 22 3
1986/87 14 0
1987/88 22 2
Country Japan 272 63
Total 272 63

National team statistics[edit]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1971 4 1
1972 0 0
1973 5 0
1974 4 1
1975 11 1
1976 17 2
1977 5 0
1978 12 1
1979 9 3
1980 2 0
Total 69 9

Personal honors[edit]

  • Japanese Footballer of the Year - 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (2009-10-29). "Japan - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  2. ^ Yoshikazu Nagai at National-Football-Teams.com