Kazumi Takada

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Kazumi Takada
Personal information
Full name Kazumi Takada
Date of birth (1951-06-28)June 28, 1951
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Date of death October 1, 2009(2009-10-01) (aged 58)
Place of death Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1967–1969 Shimizu Higashi High School
1970 Nihon University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1979 Mitsubishi Motors 128 (25)
Total 128 (25)
National team
1970–1975 Japan 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kazumi Takada (高田 一美, Takada Kazumi, June 28, 1951 – October 1, 2009) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Takada was born in Shizuoka on June 28, 1951. After dropped out of Nihon University, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1971. The club won 1971 Emperor's Cup, 1973 Japan Soccer League and 1973 Emperor's Cup. In 1978, the club won all three major titles in Japan: Japan Soccer League, JSL Cup and Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1979. He played 128 games and scored 25 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven in 1972 and 1973.

In December 1970, when Takada was a Nihon University student, he was selected the Japan national team for 1970 Asian Games. At this competition, on December 12, he debuted against Khmer. He also played at 1974 World Cup qualification. He played 16 games for Japan until 1975.

On October 1, 2009, Takada died of pancreatic cancer in Suginami, Tokyo at the age of 58.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1971 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 9 2
1972 14 2
1973 18 4
1974 18 3
1975 17 5
1976 18 2
1977 17 4
1978 8 3
1979 9 0
Country Japan 128 25
Total 128 25

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1970 4 0
1971 0 0
1972 5 0
1973 3 0
1974 0 0
1975 4 0
Total 16 0

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