Hiroshi Soejima

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Hiroshi Soejima
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Soejima
Date of birth (1959-07-26) July 26, 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth Saga, Saga, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1975–1977 Saga Commercial High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1991 Yanmar Diesel 167 (6)
1991–1992 Sumitomo Metal 15 (0)
Total 182 (6)
National team
1980 Japan 3 (0)
Teams managed
2000–2001 Cerezo Osaka
2002 Sagan Tosu
2003 Vissel Kobe
2010–2012 Thespa Kusatsu
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hiroshi Soejima (副島 博志, Soejima Hiroshi, born July 26, 1959) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Soejima was born in Saga on July 26, 1959. After graduating from Saga Commercial High School, he joined Japan Soccer League club Yanmar Diesel in 1978. After reserve team in 2 season, he was promoted top team in 1980. In 1980, the club won the champions in Japan Soccer League and he was selected Best Eleven. The club also won 1983 JSL Cup and 1984 Emperor's Cup. He played 167 matches for the club until 1991. In 1991, he moved to Division 2 club Sumitomo Metal and played in 1 season. He retired in 1992.

On June 9, 1980, Soejima debuted for the Japan national team against Hong Kong. He played 3 games for Japan in 1980.

After retirement, Soejima started coaching career at Kashima Antlers (former Sumitomo Metal) in 1992. He moved to Gamba Osaka in 1996. In 1998, he returned to Cerezo Osaka (former Yanmar Diesel) and became a manager in 2000. He was sacked in August 2001. He managed his local club Sagan Tosu in 2002 and Vissel Kobe in 2003. In 2005, he returned to Cerezo Osaka and managed youth team until 2008. He moved to Kataller Toyama and became an assistant coach. In 2010, he moved to Thespa Kusatsu and managed until 2012.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1980 Yanmar Diesel JSL Division 1 18 0
1981 11 1
1982 18 0
1983 2 0
1984 18 0
1985/86 22 0
1986/87 20 1
1987/88 21 0
1988/89 19 4
1989/90 11 0
1990/91 7 0
1991/92 Sumitomo Metal JSL Division 2 15 0
Country Japan 182 6
Total 182 6

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1980 3 0
Total 3 0

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