Albirex Players: Naoki Kawaguchi [Squad/Transfer]
川口 尚紀（カワグチ ナオキ）
Jersey No. 24
Born:Niigata, 24 May 1994
Former Club: Shimizu Spulse(Lone)
In 2013 he promoted to the top team and played 22 league games despite of rookie season.
In 2014 as Ken Matsubara, his rival in nationl team who aim for Rio Olympic at that time had arrived the team, he had been losing his place.
In 2015 due to Matsubara's injury he could again get his position to play 29 games.
But in 2016 he decided to go to J2 side Simizu on loan for one year,where he got regular position, but latter half of the season, he suffered pulled muscle in his right calf.
In 2017 he came back to Niigata.
*2012: 2nd class(amateur) contract
Other competition J3, J-22 Appearance;7 Goal;0
Debut for Albirex: 9 September 2012 Niigata vs Fukui(Emperor's Cup)
First J League Game; 27 April 2013 Niigata vs Kashima(J League 1st Div.)
First Goal for Albirex: 22 April 2015 Niigata vs Kofu(League Cup)
First J League Goal: 24 July 2016 Shimizu vs Chiba(J League 2nd Div.)