|Full name||Aritatsu Ogi|
|Date of birth||December 10, 1942|
|Place of birth||Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)|
|1958–1960||Hiroshima University High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Ogi was born in Hiroshima on December 10, 1942. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined his local club Toyo Industries in 1965. The club won Japan Soccer League champions 5 times (1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1970). He became a top scorer in 1966 and was selected Best Eleven for 7 years in a row (1966-1972). He was also selected "Japanese Footballer of the Year" awards in 1965 and 1970. He retired in 1976. He played 163 games and scored 57 goals in the league.
On August 8, 1963, when Ogi was a Chuo University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Malaysia. He was selected for Japan for 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He played all matches in both Olympics. At 1964 Olympics, he scored winning goal against Argentina in first match. At 1968 Olympics, Japan won Bronze Medal. In 2018, 1968 Olympics team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He also played at 1966, 1970 and 1974 Asian Games. He played 62 games and scored 11 goals for Japan until 1976.
In 2006, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.
Statistics[change | change source]
|1965||Toyo Industries||JSL Division 1||14||9|
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Aritatsu Ogi at Olympedia
- Aritatsu Ogi at FIFA
- Aritatsu Ogi at National Football Teams.com
- Aritatsu Ogi at Transfermarkt (player)
- Aritatsu Ogi at Transfermarkt (manager)
- Japan Football Hall of Fame at Japan Football Association
- Japan Football Hall of Fame (Japan team at 1968 Olympics) at Japan Football Association