Naomichi Ueda joins Nimes in permanent deal from Cercle Brugge

Soccer May 30, 2021

Naomichi Ueda joins Nimes in permanent deal from Cercle Brugge

Japan center back Naomichi Ueda joined Nimes on a permanent deal Friday after spending the last half of the season on loan at the French first-division club from Cercle Brugge. Nimes, relegated after finishing 19th in the 20-team Ligue 1 this season, exercised their option ...

Japan beats Ivory Coast on late Naomichi Ueda header

Soccer Oct 14, 2020

Japan beats Ivory Coast on late Naomichi Ueda header

Late substitute Naomichi Ueda struck an injury-time header to clinch a 1-0 friendly win for Japan over Ivory Coast on Tuesday. After being brought on in the 89th minute, the center back for Belgian side Cercle Brugge delivered the winner two minutes later, meeting Gaku ...

Ueda delivers late heroics to lift Antlers past Gamba

Soccer / J. League Sep 23, 2017

Ueda delivers late heroics to lift Antlers past Gamba

Defender Naomichi Ueda scored a last-gasp winner as reigning champion Kashima Antlers edged Gamba Osaka 2-1 at home on Saturday to tighten their grip on top spot in the J. League first division. Leandro canceled out Hwang Ui-jo's early opener for Gamba and Ueda headed ...

Antlers pounce on Brisbane Roar

Soccer / J. League Mar 14, 2017

Antlers pounce on Brisbane Roar

The Kashima Antlers rebounded from a shock first defeat in Group E to brush aside Brisbane Roar 3-0 at home in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night. Kashima was stunned 2-1 away to Thailand's Muangthong United two weeks ago, but goals from Yuma Suzuki, ...