Ko Takamoro

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Ko Takamoro
Personal information
Full name Ko Takamoro
Date of birth (1907-11-09)November 9, 1907
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Date of death March 26, 1995(1995-03-26) (aged 87)
Place of death Japan
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Waseda University High School
????–1930 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Saitama Shukyu-Dan
Waseda WMW
National team
1927 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ko Takamoro (高師 康, Takamoro Ko, November 9, 1907 – March 26, 1995) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Takamoro was born in Saitama on November 9, 1907. He played for Saitama Shukyu-Dan and Waseda WMW which was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates. At Waseda WMW, he played with many Japan national team players Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Haruo Arima, Misao Tamai, Tamotsu Asakura, Shigeru Takahashi, Shojiro Sugimura, Nagayasu Honda and Michiyo Taki. He won the 1928 Emperor's Cup.

In August 1927, when Takamoro was a Waseda University Senior High School student, he was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Shanghai. At this competition, on August 27, he debuted against Republic of China. On August 29, he also played against Philippines and Japan won this match. This is Japan national team first victory in "International A Match". He played 2 games for Japan in 1927.

After retirement, Takamoro worked at Asahi Shimbun from 1936 to 1962.

Takamoro died on March 26, 1995 at the age of 87.

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Japan national team
1927 2 0
Total 2 0

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