Kiyoo Kanda

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Kiyoo Kanda
Personal information
Full name Kiyoo Kanda
Place of birth Japan
Date of death (1970-05-09)May 9, 1970
Place of death Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Meisei Commercial High School
Doshisha University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Osaka SC
National team
1923–1925 Japan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kiyoo Kanda (神田 清雄, Kanda Kiyoo, ? – May 9, 1970) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Kanda played for Osaka SC which was founded by his alma mater Meisei Commercial High School graduates and many Japan national team players Shiro Azumi, Fukusaburo Harada, Usaburo Hidaka, Toshio Hirabayashi, Setsu Sawagata, Kikuzo Kisaka, Yoshio Fujiwara, Shumpei Inoue, Yoshimatsu Oyama, Toshio Miyaji, Uichiro Hatta, Sakae Takahashi and Kiyonosuke Marutani were playing in those days.

In May 1923, Kanda was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Osaka. At this competition, on May 23, he debuted against Philippines. This match is Japan team first match in "International A Match". He also played at 1925 Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. He played 4 games for Japan until 1925. But Japan lost in both matches.

Kanda died on May 9, 1970.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1923 2 0
1924 0 0
1925 2 0
Total 4 0

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