Nara Club

Nara Club
Nickname(s) Nara Club
Founded 1991
Ground Konoike Athletic Stadium, Nara[1]
Ground Capacity 30,600
Ground Coordinates 34°41′54″N 135°49′45″E / 34.69833°N 135.82917°E / 34.69833; 135.82917Coordinates: 34°41′54″N 135°49′45″E / 34.69833°N 135.82917°E / 34.69833; 135.82917
Chairman Japan Ken'ichiro Fujimoto[1]
Manager Japan Atsushi Nakamura[2]
League Japan Football League
2016 10th
Website Club home page

Nara Club (奈良クラブ Nara Kurabu) is a Japanese football (soccer) club based in Nara, Nara Prefecture. They play in Japan Football League.


The Club was originally established in Nara in 1991 under the name Tonan Club (都南クラブ Tonan Kurabu) and it became a member of the Football Association of Nara. The club went up to the top division in 1997. It was renamed its current name in 2008, and promoted to the regional league in 2009. In 2014 they won the Regional League promotion series and will play in the Japan Football League in 2015.

Current squad

As of 7 October 2016.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Tomohiro Matsumoto
2 Japan DF Osamu Miura
3 Japan DF Atsushi Izawa
4 Japan MF Shohei Tsukamoto
5 Japan DF Keisuke Hayashi
6 Japan DF Koichi Hashigaito
7 Japan MF Tomoki Taniguchi
8 Japan MF Kazuma Sato
9 Japan FW Yasukazu Seri
10 Japan MF Shinichi Mukai
11 Japan MF Shota Koide
13 Japan FW Yushi Ogasa
14 Japan DF Kengo Nakamura
15 Japan FW Koki Taguchi
16 Japan DF Shusuke Sakamoto
17 Japan DF Yuki Hirata
18 Japan FW Jun Horino
No. Position Player
19 Japan MF Kensuke Enjo
20 Japan GK Toshimitsu Asai
21 Japan MF Yusuke Yanagida
22 Japan DF Koki Okura
23 Japan FW Takahiro Tsutsumi
24 Japan GK Kazuki Kishigami  
25 Japan DF Yuki Onishi
27 Japan MF Katsuyuki Shimizu  
28 Japan MF Takuya Yamada  
29 Japan GK Hayato Fuchigami  
30 Japan MF Yusuke Ono  
31 Japan MF Masatomo Saito
32 Japan FW Kazunari Okayama
33 Japan MF Taira Shige
39 Japan DF Tsukasa Morimoto
40 Japan DF Yasutaka Nomoto

Managerial history

Koji Yamaguchi  Japan 1991–2009
Ken'ichiro Fujimoto  Japan 2010
Satoru Yoshida  Japan 2011
Masashi Hachūda  Japan 2012
Jiro Yabe  Japan 2012–2013
Jun Mizukoshi  Japan 2013
Jun Mizukoshi  Japan 2013
Atsushi Nakamura  Japan 2014–

Team Record

League Emperor's Cup Shakaijin Cup
Season Division Place Pld Win Draw Lose GF GA Dif Pts Note
1992 Nara Pref. League Edu. 3********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.5**
1993 Nara Pref. League Div.5 1********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.4**
1994 Nara Pref. League Div.4 1********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.3**
1995 Nara Pref. League Div.3 1********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.2**
1996 Nara Pref. League Div.2 1********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.1**
1997 Nara Pref. League
(Div. 1)
1998 4**********
1999 3**********
2000 2**********
2001 1**********
2002 7/11103341414012DNQDNQ
2003 5/11106041714+318DNQDNQ
2004 1/1110811258+1725DNQDNQ
2005 3/111106132511+1419DNQDNQ
2006 1/112108113111+2025DNQDNQ
2007 3/12116142210+1222DNQDNQ
2008 2/1211830399+3027Promoted to Kansai League Div.2DNQ1st Round
2009 Kansai League (Div. 2) 1/8149324718+2930Promoted to Kansai League Div.12nd RoundDNQ
2010 Kansai League
(Div. 1)
4/8146623624+12241st RoundDNQ
2011 1/81411214213+29351st RoundDNQ
2012 2/8148512811+17292nd RoundDNQ
2013 5/8143471122−11142nd RoundDNQ
2014 1/81410313011+1933Promoted to JFL3rd RoundQuarter Final
2015 JFL 7/1630137103328+5461st Round
2016 10/1630117124148-7371st Round


  1. 1 2 "Jリーグ準加盟審査結果について" (Press release) (in Japanese). Japan Professional Football League. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  2. 中村敦氏 監督就任のお知らせ (in Japanese). Nara Club. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  3. "Top team players". Nara Club. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  4. Nara Football Federation
  5. Nara Football Federation
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