Katsuo Kanda

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Katsuo Kanda
Personal information
Full name Katsuo Kanda
Date of birth (1966-06-21) June 21, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth Niigata, Niigata, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
1982–1984 Niigata Technical High School
1985–1988 Tokyo University of Agriculture
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 NKK 87 (17)
1994–1997 Cerezo Osaka 130 (12)
1998–1999 Yokohama F. Marinos 30 (0)
2000–2003 Albirex Niigata 144 (5)
Total 391 (34)
National team
1995 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Katsuo Kanda (神田 勝夫, Kanda Katsuo, born June 21, 1966) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kanda was born in Niigata on June 21, 1966. After graduating from Tokyo University of Agriculture, he joined Japan Soccer League club NKK in 1989 and played as forward. In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and the club joined new league, Japan Football League (JFL). However the club was disbanded in 1993. In 1994, he moved to JFL club Cerezo Osaka. He was converted to left side midfielder and side back. The club won the champions in 1994 and was promoted to J1 League. In 1998, he moved to Yokohama Marinos (later Yokohama F. Marinos). In 2000, he moved to his local club Albirex Niigata in J2 League. The club won the champions in 2003 and was promoted to J1 from 2004. However he retired end of the 2003 season.

In 1995, Kanda was called up by Shu Kamo to play for the Japan national team in a friendly match against Ecuador on May 28, which was his only cap.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1989/90 NKK JSL Division 1 14 0 2 0 16 0
1990/91 18 0 0 0 18 0
1991/92 JSL Division 2 29 6 2 1 31 7
1992 Football League 16 3 1 0 - 17 3
1993 10 8 1 0 - 11 8
1994 Cerezo Osaka Football League 30 5 5 0 1 0 36 5
1995 J1 League 49 4 2 1 - 51 5
1996 23 2 2 0 13 2 38 4
1997 28 1 2 0 0 0 30 1
1998 Yokohama Marinos J1 League 19 0 1 0 3 0 23 0
1999 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 11 0 0 0 1 0 12 0
2000 Albirex Niigata J2 League 32 3 3 0 2 0 37 3
2001 32 0 4 0 0 0 36 0
2002 33 2 1 0 - 34 2
2003 17 0 0 0 - 17 0
Country Japan 361 34 22 1 24 3 407 38
Total 361 34 22 1 24 3 407 38

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1995 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Katsuo Kanda at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Katsuo Kanda at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

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