Takaji Mori

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Takaji Mori
Personal information
Full name Takaji Mori
Date of birth November 24, 1943(1943-11-24)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death July 17, 2011(2011-07-17) (aged 67)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967-1977 Mitsubishi Motors
National team
1966-1976 Japan
Teams managed
1981-1985
1992-1994
1998
Japan
Urawa Red Diamonds
Avispa Fukuoka
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Takaji Mori (森 孝慈 Mori Takaji?, November 24, 1943 - July 17, 2011) was a Japanese football player. He has played for the Japanese national team.

Career[change | edit source]

He played on the men's soccer at the 1968 Summer Olympics that won Japan a bronze medal.[1]

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1967 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 14 3
1968 14 3
1969 14 2
1970 14 6
1971 10 1
1972 14 0
1973 18 1
1974 18 8
1975 12 4
1976 18 0
1977 0 0
Country Japan 146 28
Total 146 28

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1966 4 0
1967 5 1
1968 4 0
1969 4 0
1970 13 0
1971 3 0
1972 8 0
1973 1 1
1974 1 0
1975 9 0
1976 4 0
Total 56 2

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Soccer Olympian Mori dies at 67". The Japan Times (Kyodo: The Japan Times Ltd). 2011-07-18. http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20110718a6.html. Retrieved 2011-07-19.