Hiroaki Sato

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Hiroaki Sato
Personal information
Full name Hiroaki Sato
Date of birth (1932-02-05)February 5, 1932
Place of birth Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
Date of death January 1, 1988(1988-01-01) (aged 55)
Place of death Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Amagasaki High School
1951–1954 Kwansei Gakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–???? Kwangaku Club
National team
1955–1959 Japan 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hiroaki Sato (佐藤 弘明, Sato Hiroaki, February 5, 1932 – January 1, 1988) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Sato was born in Amagasaki on February 5, 1932. After graduating from Kwansei Gakuin University, he played for Kwangaku Club (All Kwangaku) which was consisted of his alma mater Kwansei Gakuin University players and graduates. He won 1955, 1958 and 1959 Emperor's Cup.

On January 2, 1955, when Sato was a Kwansei Gakuin University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Burma. In 1956, he was selected Japan for 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. He also played at 1958 Asian Games. He played 15 games for Japan until 1959.

Sato died on January 1, 1988 at the age of 55.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1955 5 0
1956 3 0
1957 0 0
1958 4 0
1959 3 0
Total 15 0

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