Choei Sato

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Choei Sato
Personal information
Full name Choei Sato
Date of birth (1951-04-15) April 15, 1951 (age 70)
Place of birth Yamagata, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1967–1969 Yonezawa Chuo High School
1970–1973 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1988 Furukawa Electric 142 (0)
Total 142 (0)
National team
1978 Japan 1 (0)
Teams managed
1996 Brummell Sendai
Honours
Furukawa Electric
Winner Japan Soccer League 1976
Winner Japan Soccer League 1985/86
Winner JSL Cup 1977
Winner JSL Cup 1982
Winner JSL Cup 1986
Runner-up JSL Cup 1979
Winner Emperor's Cup 1976
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1984
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Choei Sato (佐藤 長栄, Sato Choei, born April 15, 1951) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sato was born in Yamagata Prefecture on April 15, 1951. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Furukawa Electric in 1974. He debuted in 1976 and the club won Japan Soccer League and Emperor's Cup. The club also won 1985/86 Japan Soccer League, 1986 JSL Cup. He retired in 1988. He played 142 games in the league.

On July 21, 1978, Sato debuted for the Japan national team against Malaysia.

After retirement, Sato started coaching career at Furukawa Electric (later JEF United Ichihara) in 1991 and he coached until 1994. In 1995, he moved to Shimizu S-Pulse. In 1996, he moved to Brummell Sendai and became a manager. In 1998, he signed with Urawa Reds and coached until 1999.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1974 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 0 0
1975 0 0
1976 16 0
1977 12 0
1978 12 0
1979 9 0
1980 1 0
1981 10 0
1982 18 0
1983 18 0
1984 15 0
1985/86 22 0
1986/87 5 0
1987/88 3 0
Country Japan 142 0
Total 142 0

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1978 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Choei Sato at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Japan National Football Team Database

Other websites[change | change source]