Kazu Naoki

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Kazu Naoki
Kazu Miura at Matsuda tribute match 20120122.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kazu Naoki
Date of birth (1918-03-23)March 23, 1918
Place of birth Japan
Date of death 1940s
Place of death Japan
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Kobe Daiichi High School
Tokyo Imperial University
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940 Japan 1 (0)

Kazu Naoki (直木 和, Naoki Kazu, March 23, 1918 – 1940s) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Naoki was born on March 23, 1918. On June 16, 1940, when he was a Tokyo Imperial University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Philippines and Japan won the match. This match was the first match since 1936 Summer Olympics and the only match in the 1940s in Japan's "International A Match" due to World War II. Naoki died in an accident immediately after World War II.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
1940 1 0
Total 1 0

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