• Kyodo


Shimizu S-Pulse have signed former Japan international striker Akinori Nishizawa from relegated Cerezo Osaka, the J. League first-division side said Thursday.

The 30-year-old Nishizawa, a Shizuoka native, joined Cerezo in 1995 and had failed stints at Spanish club Espanyol and English Premiership side Bolton Wanderers before returning to Nagai Stadium in 2002.

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