Daiki Niwa (footballer)

Daiki Niwa
Personal information
Full name Daiki Niwa
Date of birth (1986-01-16) 16 January 1986
Place of birth Kawachinagano, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Number 5
Youth career
1994–97 Nankadai JSC
1998–03 Gamba Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Gamba Osaka 126 (4)
2007Tokushima Vortis (loan) 45 (1)
2008Omiya Ardija (loan) 0 (0)
2008–11Avispa Fukuoka (loan) 109 (3)
National team
2015– Japan 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2016.

Daiki Niwa (丹羽 大輝 Niwa Daiki, born 16 January 1986 in Kawachinagano, Osaka) is a Japanese footballer who currently plays for Gamba Osaka in the J. League Division 1.[1] He spent 4 years on loan at Avispa Fukuoka during which time he had spells as club captain, before returning to his parent club Gamba Osaka at the start of the 2012 season.

International career

On 7 May 2015, Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodžić called him for a two-days training camp.[2] On 23 July 2015, he was called again for the upcoming 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup.[3]


Gamba Osaka

Club team career statistics

Last update: 10 November 2016

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
2004Gamba OsakaJ1000000--00
Total 00000000-00
2007Tokushima VortisJ245120---471
Total 45120---471
2008Omiya ArdijaJ100-20--20
Total 00-20--20
2008Avispa FukuokaJ29110---101
Total 10937110--1174
2012Gamba OsakaJ1140301130-211
Total 1264151112180501757
Career Total 28082421421805034112

1 includes J. League Championship and Japanese Super Cup appearances.


  1. "Stats Centre: Daiki Niwa Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  2. http://www.nikkansports.com/soccer/japan/news/1473077.html
  3. http://www.jfa.jp/national_team/news/00006836/?utm_source=jfa_samuraiblue&utm_medium=twitter EAFF東アジアカップ2015(8/2~9@中国/武漢) SAMURAI BLUE(日本代表)メンバー・スケジュール

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