Naomichi Ueda

Naomichi Ueda
Personal information
Full name Naomichi Ueda
Date of birth (1994-10-24) 24 October 1994
Place of birth Uto, Kumamoto, Japan
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Kashima Antlers
Number 23
Youth career
2010–2013 Ohzu High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Kashima Antlers 32 (1)
2014-2015J.League U-22 Selection (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2011 Japan U17 5 (1)
2015– Japan 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 February 2016

Naomichi Ueda (植田 直通 Ueda Naomichi, born 24 October 1994 in Uto, Kumamoto) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a defender for Kashima Antlers in the J1 League.[1]

Club career

Ueda made his first-team debut for Kashima Antlers in the J. League Cup on 23 March 2013 against F.C. Tokyo in which he started and played the whole 90 minutes as Kashima lost the match 4–2.[2]

International career

Ueda was a part of the Japan U17 side that participated in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in which he started in all of Japan's five fixtures during the tournament as the team made it all the way to the quarter-finals.[3] He also scored one goal during the tournament against the Argentina U17s in which he found the net in the 20th minute as Japan went on to win the match 3–1.[4]

After being part of 2015 AFC Asian Cup squad with Javier Aguirre in place of Atsuto Uchida (injured), on 7 May 2015 Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodžić called him for a two-days training camp.[5]

Career Statistics


Updated to 23 February 2016.[6]

Club Season League J. League Cup Emperor's Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kashima Antlers 2013 00201030
2014 2003000230
2015 121002020161
Career total 321503020421


  1. "植田 直通:鹿島アントラーズ:Jリーグ.jp". Retrieved 2016-09-22.
  2. "KASHIMA ANTLERS VS. TOKYO 2 - 4". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  3. "Naomichi UEDA". FIFA. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  4. "JAPAN U17 VS. ARGENTINA U17 3 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  6. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 45 out of 289)
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