Soccer / J. League Feb 27, 2019

Sanfrecce youth midfielder Ohori set to join Portimonense

J. League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima announced Tuesday that 18-year-old youth team midfielder Ryonosuke Ohori is transferring to Portuguese first-division club Portimonense. Ohori, who has not played for Sanfrecce's senior side, will initially join Portimonense's under-23 team, the J. League first-division club said. "I hope to showcase ...

Shoya Nakajima makes record move to Qatar's Al-Duhail

Soccer Feb 4, 2019

Shoya Nakajima makes record move to Qatar's Al-Duhail

Qatari first-division club Al-Duhail on Sunday announced the signing of Shoya Nakajima from Portuguese top-flight outfit Portimonense. Al-Duhail has reportedly paid €35 million ($40 million) for the 24-year-old, a record for the transfer of a Japanese player, overtaking the roughly $29 million Parma paid Italian ...

Shoya Nakajima set to leave Portimonense

Soccer Jan 30, 2019

Shoya Nakajima set to leave Portimonense

Portuguese first-division side Portimonense on Tuesday confirmed Japanese attacker Shoya Nakajima is set to be transferred, according to local media reports. Portimonense manager Antonio Folha said he kept the 24-year-old Nakajima out of the side for the club's 1-0 loss to visiting Chaves on Tuesday ...

Soccer Oct 8, 2018

Shoya Nakajima nets brace in Portimonense victory

Midfielder Shoya Nakajima continued his strong run of form by scoring twice for Portimonense in a 4-2 win over Sporting CP in the Portuguese first division on Sunday. The 24-year-old playmaker assisted on teammate Wilson Manafa's 30th-minute opener before finding the net himself 14 minutes ...

Soccer Jan 30, 2018

Shoya Nakajima gives big spark to Portimonense in rout of Rio Ave

Midfielder Shoya Nakajima scored his second goal in January and Brazilian striker Fabricio completed a hat trick as Portimonense beat Rio Ave 4-1 at home Monday in the Portuguese first division. With a 2-0 lead behind two early goals from Fabricio, Nakajima, who is on ...

Soccer Jan 9, 2018

Nakajima goal lifts Portimonense to draw

Midfielder Shoya Nakajima nailed his seventh goal of the season on Monday to salvage a 1-1 draw for his Portuguese first-division side Portimonense away to Pacos Ferreira. The 23-year-old got his chance in the 73rd minute after Ghanaian Lumor Agbenyenu's ball into the box was ...

Nakajima nets brace in home debut for Portimonense

Soccer Sep 19, 2017

Nakajima nets brace in home debut for Portimonense

Midfielder Shoya Nakajima scored two goals in the space of seven minutes in his home debut for Portuguese side Portimonense on Monday, contributing to a 2-1 victory over Feirense. Nakajima, who moved from FC Tokyo to Portimonense last month on a loan deal, scored ...

FC Tokyo's Nakajima to join Portuguese side on loan

Soccer / J. League Aug 23, 2017

FC Tokyo's Nakajima to join Portuguese side on loan

FC Tokyo midfielder and Rio Olympics under-23 squad member Shoya Nakajima will join Portuguese club Portimonense on a loan deal, the J. League first-division club said Wednesday. The 23-year-old, who made three appearances and scored one goal in Rio, will move to the newly promoted ...

Soccer / J. League Jan 15, 2016

Kanazaki returning to Portugal from Antlers

Japan international striker Mu Kanazaki will return to Portuguese second-division club Portimonense after spending last season on loan in the J. League top flight with Kashima Antlers, Portimonense said Thursday. Portimonense said it had received offers for the 26-year-old's services from several clubs both in ...