Aritatsu Ogi

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Aritatsu Ogi
Personal information
Full name Aritatsu Ogi
Date of birth (1942-12-10) December 10, 1942 (age 78)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1958–1960 Hiroshima University High School
1961–1964 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1976 Toyo Industries 163 (57)
Total 163 (57)
National team
1963–1976 Japan 62 (11)
Teams managed
1977–1980 Toyo Industries
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Aritatsu Ogi (小城 得達, Ogi Aritatsu, born December 10, 1942) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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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.

After retirement, Ogi became a manager for Toyo Industries in 1977 as Ikuo Matsumoto successor. He managed until 1980.

In 2006, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1965 Toyo Industries JSL Division 1 14 9
1966 14 14
1967 12 5
1968 14 5
1969 13 6
1970 14 2
1971 14 1
1972 14 4
1973 18 4
1974 9 1
1975 18 5
1976 9 1
Country Japan 163 57
Total 163 57

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1963 1 0
1964 1 0
1965 2 0
1966 7 2
1967 5 3
1968 3 0
1969 4 0
1970 13 2
1971 5 2
1972 8 2
1973 5 0
1974 6 0
1975 0 0
1976 2 0
Total 62 11

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