Atsuyoshi Furuta

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Atsuyoshi Furuta
Personal information
Full name Atsuyoshi Furuta
Date of birth (1952-10-27) October 27, 1952 (age 68)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1968–1970 Hiroshima University High School
1971–1974 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1984 Mazda
National team
1971–1978 Japan 32 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atsuyoshi Furuta (古田 篤良, Furuta Atsuyoshi, born October 27, 1952) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Furuta was born in Hiroshima on October 27, 1952. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined his local club Toyo Industries (later Mazda) in 1975. The club won second place at 1978 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1984.

On August 13, 1971, when Furuta was a Waseda University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Iceland. It was the youngest player to play for Japan national team at the age of 18 years and 29 days until Daisuke Ichikawa made new record in 1998. He played at 1974 and 1978 Asian Games. He played 32 games for Japan until 1978.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1971 1 0
1972 4 0
1973 3 0
1974 5 0
1975 11 0
1976 2 0
1977 0 0
1978 6 0
Total 32 0

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