Naohiro Ishikawa

Naohiro Ishikawa (石川 直宏, Ishikawa Naohiro, born May 12, 1981) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Naohiro Ishikawa
石川 直宏
Naohiro Nishikawa FC Tokyo Nabisco Cup.jpg
Personal information
Full name Naohiro Ishikawa
Date of birth (1981-05-12) May 12, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1997–1999 Yokohama F. Marinos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Yokohama F. Marinos 15 (1)
2002–2017 FC Tokyo 298 (51)
2016–2017FC Tokyo U-23 3 (0)
Total 316 (52)
National team
2001 Japan U-20 3 (0)
2004 Japan U-23 1 (0)
2003–2012 Japan 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

 
Ishikawa taking a corner

Ishikawa was born in Yokosuka on May 12, 1981. He joined Yokohama F. Marinos from youth team in 2000. Although he was Japan U-20 national team player, he could not play many matches in the club. He moved to FC Tokyo in April 2002. He got many opportunities to play soon. In the 2000s, the club won the champions 2004 and 2009 J.League Cup. In 2009, he also scored 15 goals and was elected Best Eleven. In the 2010s, the club was relegated to J2 League end of 2010 season. In 2011, the club won the champions J2 League and Emperor's Cup. From 2012, the club played in J1 League. However he could not play many matches for injury from 2014. He retired end of 2017 season.

National team careerEdit

In June 2001, Ishikawa was selected Japan U-20 national team for 2001 World Youth Championship. He wore the number 10 shirt and played full time in all 3 matches.

In December 2003, Ishikawa was selected Japan national team for 2003 East Asian Football Championship. At this tournament, on December 7, he debuted against Hong Kong. He also played Japan for in 2004. In August, he was also selected Japan U-23 national team for 2004 Summer Olympics.

In August 2009, Ishikawa was selected Japan for the first time in 5 years. He played 6 games for Japan until 2012.[1]

Club statisticsEdit

[2][3][4]

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 J.League Cup Asia Total
2000 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 2 0 2 0 1 0 - 5 0
2001 13 1 0 0 2 0 - 15 1
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
2002 FC Tokyo J1 League 19 4 1 0 3 0 - 23 4
2003 29 5 1 0 7 3 - 37 8
2004 17 0 3 2 4 0 - 24 2
2005 23 3 0 0 6 1 - 29 4
2006 20 5 1 0 0 0 - 21 5
2007 27 4 3 0 7 1 - 37 5
2008 21 2 3 0 6 1 - 30 3
2009 24 15 0 0 8 3 - 32 18
2010 31 2 3 3 5 0 - 39 5
2011 J2 League 23 3 6 1 - - 29 4
2012 J1 League 28 5 1 0 4 2 6 0 39 7
2013 22 2 4 0 3 1 - 29 3
2014 3 0 1 0 2 0 - 6 0
2015 10 1 0 0 3 1 - 13 2
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016 FC Tokyo U-23 J3 League 2 0 - - - 2 0
2017 1 0 - - - 1 0
Career total 316 52 29 6 61 13 6 0 412 71

National team statisticsEdit

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 1 0
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 2 0
2010 1 0
2011 0 0
2012 1 0
Total 6 0

Appearances in major competitionsEdit

Year Competition Category Appearances Goals Team Record
Start Sub
2001 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship U-20 3 0 0 Round 1
2003 2003 East Asian Football Championship Senior 0 1 0 2nd place
2003 - 2004 2004 Summer Olympics Qualifiers U-22 to U-23 3 3 2 Qualified
2004 2004 Summer Olympics U-23 1 0 0 Round 1

HonoursEdit

IndividualEdit

TeamEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Japan National Football Team Database
  2. ^ Naohiro Ishikawa at J.League (in Japanese)  
  3. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 36 out of 289)
  4. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 2015 (NSK MOOK)", 14 February 2015, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411246 (p. 76 out of 298)

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