Ueda (right) with Kuniya Daini in 2011
|Full name||Eiji Ueda|
|Date of birth||December 22, 1953|
|Place of birth||Tateyama, Chiba, Japan|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|1969–1971||Yakuendai High School|
|1972–1975||Aoyama Gakuin University|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Ueda was born in Tateyama on December 22, 1953. After graduating from Aoyama Gakuin University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Fujita Industries. He played many matches from 1978. The club won the league champions in 1977, 1979 and 1981. He retired end of the 1982 season.
After the retirement, Ueda became an assistant coach for Fujita Industries (later, Bellmare Hiratsuka, Shonan Bellmare). In 1999, he became a manager for Bellmare Hiratsuka. But he resigned in July. From 2000, he became a manager for the Macau national team and managed until May 2002. On August 2002, he became a manager for the Japan women's national team. He managed at the 2003 World Cup and the 2004 Summer Olympics. After the 2004 Summer Olympics, he became manager for Shonan Bellmare again. He resigned in June 2006.
Statistics[change | change source]
|1976||Fujita Industries||JSL Division 1||5||0|