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Arawa Kimura

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Arawa Kimura
Personal information
Full name Arawa Kimura
Date of birth (1931-07-08)July 8, 1931
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death February 21, 2007(2007-02-21) (aged 75)
Place of death Ebina, Kanagawa, Japan
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Hiroshima Normal School
Kwansei Gakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kwangaku Club
Chudai Club
National team
1954–1955 Japan 6 (1)
All Kwangaku
Winner Emperor's Cup 1950
Winner Emperor's Cup 1953
Winner Emperor's Cup 1955
Chudai Club
Winner Emperor's Cup 1957
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arawa Kimura (木村 現, Kimura Arawa, July 8, 1931 – February 21, 2007) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Kimura was born in Hiroshima on July 8, 1931. He played for Kwangaku Club (All Kwangaku) which was consisted of his alma mater Kwansei Gakuin University players and graduates. He also played for Chudai Club which was consisted of Chuo University players and graduates. He won 1950, 1953 and 1955 Emperor's Cup as a member of All Kwangaku and 1957 Emperor's Cup at Chudai Club.

In March 1954, Kimura was selected the Japan national team for 1954 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on March 7, he debuted against South Korea. He also played at 1954 Asian Games. He played 6 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 1955.

On February 21, 2007, Kimura died in Ebina at the age of 75.

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Japan national team
1954 2 0
1955 4 1
Total 6 1

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