Eijun Kiyokumo

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Eijun Kiyokumo
Personal information
Full name Eijun Kiyokumo
Date of birth (1950-09-11) September 11, 1950 (age 71)
Place of birth Koshu, Yamanashi, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1966–1968 Hikawa High School
1969–1972 Hosei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1982 Furukawa Electric 149 (6)
Total 149 (6)
National team
1974–1980 Japan 42 (0)
Teams managed
1984–1990 Furukawa Electric
1994–1995 JEF United Ichihara
1998 Japan U-20
2003 Omiya Ardija
Honours
Furukawa Electric
Winner Japan Soccer League 1976
Winner JSL Cup 1977
Winner JSL Cup 1982
Runner-up JSL Cup 1979
Winner Emperor's Cup 1976
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eijun Kiyokumo (清雲 栄純, Kiyokumo Eijun, born September 11, 1950) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kiyokumo was born in Koshu on September 11, 1950. After graduating from Hosei University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Furukawa Electric in 1973. In 1976, the club won the champions in Japan Soccer League and Emperor's Cup. The club also won 1977 and 1982 JSL Cup. He retired in 1982. He played 149 games and scored 6 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven in 1974, 1975 and 1976.

On September 28, 1974, Kiyokumo debuted for the Japan national team against South Korea. He played at 1976 Summer Olympics qualification, 1978 World Cup qualification and 1980 Summer Olympics qualification. He played 42 games for Japan until 1980.

After retirement, Kiyokumo became a manager for Furukawa Electric (later JEF United Ichihara) as Masao Uchino successor in 1984. He led the club to won 1985/86 Japan Soccer League, 1986 JSL Cup. In Asia, the club won 1986 Asian Club Championship. This is first Asian champion as a Japanese club. He resigned in 1990. In 1992, he served an assistant coach for Japan national team under manager Hans Ooft. In 1994, he returned to JEF United Ichihara and managed the club until 1995. In 1998, became a manager for Japan U-20 national team. In 1999, he signed with Omiya Ardija and became a general manager. In October 2003, he became a manager as Masaaki Kanno successor.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1973 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 17 0
1974 17 0
1975 18 0
1976 18 2
1977 16 2
1978 10 0
1979 18 1
1980 12 1
1981 18 0
1982 5 0
Country Japan 149 6
Total 149 6

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1974 1 0
1975 13 0
1976 9 0
1977 5 0
1978 0 0
1979 9 0
1980 5 0
Total 42 0

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