Takashi Fukunishi

Takashi Fukunishi (福西 崇史, Fukunishi Takashi, born September 1, 1976) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Takashi Fukunishi
福西 崇史
Takashi Fukunishi 2012.JPG
Personal information
Full name Takashi Fukunishi
Date of birth (1976-09-01) September 1, 1976 (age 45)
Place of birth Niihama, Ehime, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1992–1994 Niihama Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2006 Júbilo Iwata 292 (53)
2007 FC Tokyo 28 (6)
2008 Tokyo Verdy 29 (3)
Total 349 (62)
National team
1999–2006 Japan 64 (7)
Honours
Júbilo Iwata
Winner J1 League 1997
Winner J1 League 1999
Winner J1 League 2002
Runner-up J1 League 1998
Runner-up J1 League 2001
Runner-up J1 League 2003
Winner J.League Cup 1998
Runner-up J.League Cup 1997
Runner-up J.League Cup 2001
Winner Emperor's Cup 2003
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2004
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2004 China
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Fukunishi was born in Niihama on September 1, 1976. After graduating from high school, he joined Júbilo Iwata in 1995. He played as defensive midfielder with Dunga in 1990s. After that, he became a central player in golden era in club history. The club won the champions at 1997, 1999 and 2002 J1 League. The club also 1998 J.League Cup and 2003 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club won the champions 1998–99 Asian Club Championship and the 2nd place 1999–00 and 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. After that, he played FC Tokyo (2007) and Tokyo Verdy (2008).

National team careerEdit

In June 1999, Fukunishi was selected Japan national team for 1999 Copa América. At this competition, on June 29, he debuted against Peru. Although there were few his opportunity to play, he was selected Japan for 2002 World Cup and played 5 minutes as a substitute against Russia. After 2002 World Cup, he became a regular player from 2004. At 2000 Asian Cup, he played all 6 matches and scored 2 goals including first goal in Final. He also played at 2005 Confederations Cup and 2006 World Cup. He played 64 games and scored 7 goals for Japan until 2006.[1]

Club statisticsEdit

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
1995 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 10 1 0 0 - - 10 1
1996 27 2 1 1 10 0 - 38 3
1997 21 4 3 1 6 1 - 30 4
1998 22 2 3 0 5 1 - 30 3
1999 27 10 0 0 3 1 - 30 11
2000 27 5 3 0 4 0 - 34 5
2001 29 4 2 0 7 0 - 38 4
2002 28 5 3 0 1 0 - 32 5
2003 26 5 0 0 8 0 - 34 5
2004 26 6 5 0 0 0 4 1 31 6
2005 23 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 26 3
2006 26 7 3 1 1 0 - 30 8
2007 FC Tokyo J1 League 28 6 0 0 6 1 - 34 7
2008 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 29 3 1 0 5 0 - 35 3
Career total 349 62 26 4 57 4 6 1 432 70

National team statisticsEdit

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 3 0
2000 0 0
2001 2 0
2002 10 0
2003 6 0
2004 18 5
2005 14 1
2006 11 1
Total 64 7

Appearances in major competitionsEdit

Team Competition Category Appearances Goals Team Record
Start Sub
  Japan Copa América 1999 Senior Round 1
  Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup Senior 0 1 0 Round of 16
  Japan East Asian Cup 2003 Senior 3 0 0 2nd place
  Japan 2004 AFC Asian Cup Senior 6 0 2 Champions
  Japan 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup Senior 3 0 0 Round 1
  Japan East Asian Cup 2005 Senior 1 0 0 2nd place
  Japan 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification Senior 9 0 3 Qualified
  Japan 2006 FIFA World Cup Senior 2 0 0 Round 1
  Japan 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification Senior 1 0 1 Qualified

Goals for Senior National TeamEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. June 9, 2004 Saitama, Japan   India 7–0 Won 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. July 9, 2004 Hiroshima, Japan   Slovakia 3–1 Won Kirin Cup 2004
3. July 24, 2004 Chongqing, China PR   Thailand 4–1 Won 2004 AFC Asian Cup Group Stage
4. August 7, 2004 Beijing, China PR   China PR 3–1 Won 2004 AFC Asian Cup Final
5. September 8, 2004 Kolkata, India   India 4–0 Won 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. March 25, 2005 Tehran, Iran   Iran 1–2 Lost 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
7. February 22, 2006 Yokohama, Japan   India 6–0 Won 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification

National teamEdit

Honors and awardsEdit

Individual honorsEdit

  • J1 League Best Eleven: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003

Team honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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