2015 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Kouki Nakamura
Player Profile
Positions Played   Defender
Height   181 cm
Weight   71 kg.
Nationality/Passport   Japan passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   May 20, 1992 / Japan
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Biwakoseikei sports college
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Tim Regan (Indy Eleven/NASL)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3 Smooth with the ball at left back. Got forward well on the dribble.
Passing 2 Clean striker of the ball, especially over long distances. Few turnovers
1st Touch 3 Comfortable on the ball
Crossing 3 Some very impressive driven service at times
Finishing 2 Not many opportunities
Heading (Defensive) 2 Struggled in the air
1v1 Defending 2 Players with pace caused him problems
Tackling 2 His timing was a little off. Did show slight improvement on the last day
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2 In attack and defense, some tactical concerns with positioning.passing choices
Communication 1 Limited due to language barrier
Executes Under Pressure 3 When the game was open, he looked very good. When it became faster, he struggled
Movement off Ball 3 Good timing to get forward with the ball.
Small-Sided Game 2 Didn't have much impact defensively, struck a few nice shots with his left foot.
Full-Field Game 3 Inconsistent. Showed quality moments in attack but needed more defending.
Ability to Play out of Back 3 When his passing choices were good, he looked strong. Neede to stay within his ability and not try unrealistic passes.
Set Piece Defending 2 Too weak with heading and 1v1 marking
Ability to Join Attack from Defensive Position 3 Good timing
Ability to Cover other DMs 2  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 2  
Speed 3 When he read the play, he could keep up well
Quickness 3  
Endurance 3 Good fitness level and played more minutes than the rest of his teammates
Agility 3 Moved well
Combine Coach's Overall Comments
As a left back, Nagamura had good timing when joining the attack and gave his team passing options on the left side. His passing range over long distances showed quality as he strikes a nice longer/driven pass. Not all of his decisions on when to hit long passes were good, so there were a few too many turnovers. Heading was his biggest defensive weakness. Longer passes in his direction were not dealt with well. Other defending moments were inconsistent. He showed some good tackles and at other times was easily beaten against a pacey wide player/forward. Nagamura showed attacking qualities at left back. Physical weaknesses could pose a problem when dealing with fast/strong attacking players.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Satoru Motizuki

・Student’s league of Kansai first section. At the moment,second rank and starting lineup at all of match. ・The 94th Emperor's cup.(national competition) Qualify for the finals. ・Prime minister cup(national competition) Qualify for the finals.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
None

Injury and Medical Information
None

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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