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Kensuke Nagai

Japanese association football player

Kensuke Nagai (永井 謙佑, Nagai Kensuke, born March 5, 1989) is a Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as an association football player.[1] He has played for the Japanese national team.[2]

Kensuke Nagai
Kensuke Nagai.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kensuke Nagai
Date of birth (1989-03-05) March 5, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Nagoya Grampus
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009
2010
2011-
Avispa Fukuoka
Vissel Kobe
Nagoya Grampus
National team
2010 Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
In this Japanese name, the family name is Nagai.

Club career statisticsEdit

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AsiaTotal
2009 Avispa Fukuoka[1] J. League 2 5 0 0 0 - - 5 0
2010 Vissel Kobe[1] J. League 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 0
2011 Nagoya Grampus[1] J. League 1 27 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 38 9
2012
Country Japan 35 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 46 9
Total 35 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 46 9

International career statisticsEdit

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2010 1 0
Total 1 0

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Nagai's play was highlighted when he scored in a game with Morocco; and this one goal caused the Japanese team to advance to the quarterfinal round of play.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Soccerway.com, "K. Nagai"; Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Kensuke Nagai"; retrieved 2012-7-30.
  2. NationalFootballTeams.com, "Kensuke Nagai"; retrieved 2012-7-30.
  3. Fielding, Gus. "Japan beats Morocco, moves into quarterfinals," Japan Times. July 30, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-30.

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