Hideo Sakai

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Hideo Sakai
Personal information
Full name Hideo Sakai
Date of birth (1909-06-10)June 10, 1909
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Date of death June 3, 1996(1996-06-03) (aged 86)
Place of death Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
????–1931 Kwansei Gakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kwangaku Club
National team
1934 Japan 3 (0)
Kwangaku Club
Winner Emperor's Cup 1929
Winner Emperor's Cup 1930
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hideo Sakai (堺井 秀雄, Sakai Hideo, June 10, 1909 – June 3, 1996) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Sakai was born in Osaka Prefecture on June 10, 1909. He played for Kwangaku Club which was consisted of his alma mater Kwansei Gakuin University players and graduates. He won 1929 and 1930 Emperor's Cup with Yukio Goto and so on at the club.

In May 1934, Sakai was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. At this competition, on May 13, he debuted against Dutch East Indies. He also played against Philippines and Republic of China. He played 3 games for Japan in 1934.

On June 3, 1996, Sakai died of a pneumonia in Nishinomiya at the age of 86.

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Japan national team
1934 3 0
Total 3 0

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