Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Soccer / J. League Apr 14, 2019

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Diego Oliveira scored twice in the opening half, while Kensuke Nagai netted his 50th J. League first-division goal, as FC Tokyo showed its class with a 3-1 dismantling of Kashima Antlers on Sunday. The victory at Ajinomoto Stadium continues an impressive start to the season ...

Own goal lifts FC Tokyo

Soccer / J. League Feb 25, 2017

Own goal lifts FC Tokyo

Yuto Misao scored a freak own goal to gift FC Tokyo a shock 1-0 win away against the defending champion Kashima Antlers on the opening day of the J. League season on Saturday. Misao, a preseason signing from Shonan Bellmare, bundled over the line with ...

Soccer Jun 9, 2015

Striker Nagai joins Japan squad

The Japan Football Association said Tuesday that Nagoya Grampus striker Kensuke Nagai has been added to Vahid Halilhodzic's squad for Thursday's friendly against Iraq and next week's World Cup qualifier against Singapore. Nagai was set to join up with the squad for training in Yokohama ...

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

Soccer / J. League Aug 10, 2013

Olympic star Nagai returning to Grampus on loan

The general manager of J. League first-division side Nagoya Grampus revealed Saturday that Japan Olympic striker Kensuke Nagai is in the process of returning to the team from Belgian side Standard Liege. Nagai moved to Standard in January on a full transfer and is currently ...

Soccer Jan 30, 2013

Nagai eager for play in Belgium

Japanese Olympic team striker Kensuke Nagai said Monday he is hoping to use his lightning pace as a weapon after being unveiled by 10-time Belgian champions Standard Liege. "Speed is my weapon and hopefully I can show that with my new club," said Nagai, explaining ...