Mai Nakachi (中地 舞, Nakachi Mai, born 16 December 1980) is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

Mai Nakachi
中地 舞
Personal information
Full name Mai Nakachi
Date of birth (1980-12-16) 16 December 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth Chiba, Japan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1996 Yomiuri-Seiyu Beleza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2010 Nippon TV Beleza 187 (0)
Total 187 (0)
International career
1997–2008 Japan 30 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

Nakachi was born in Chiba Prefecture on 16 December 1980. She played for Nippon TV Beleza from 1997 to 2010. She was selected Best Young Player award in 1997 season. She played 187 matches in L.League and she was selected Best Eleven 4 times (2000, 2001, 2003 and 2006). The club won L.League championship 8 times.

National team careerEdit

In December 1997, when Nakachi was 16 years old, she was selected Japan national team for 1997 AFC Championship. At this competition, on 5 December, she debuted against Guam. She played at 1998, 2002 Asian Games, 2001 and 2003 AFC Championship. She was also a member of Japan for 1999 and 2003 World Cup. She played 30 games for Japan until 2008.[1]

National team statisticsEdit

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 2 0
1998 5 0
1999 3 0
2000 1 0
2001 8 0
2002 5 0
2003 5 0
2004 0 0
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 1 0
Total 30 0

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