|Full name||Hiroaki Sato|
|Date of birth||February 5, 1932|
|Place of birth||Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan|
|Date of death||January 1, 1988(aged 55)|
|Place of death||Japan|
|Amagasaki High School|
|1951–1954||Kwansei Gakuin University|
|* 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.
Biography[change | change source]
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]
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Hiroaki Sato at Olympedia
- Hiroaki Sato at National Football Teams.com
- Hiroaki Sato at WorldFootball.net
- Hiroaki Sato at Transfermarkt (player)