Koji Kondo (footballer)
|Full name||Koji Kondo|
|Date of birth||April 28, 1972|
|Place of birth||Kariya, Aichi, Japan|
|Date of death||April 17, 2003(aged 30)|
|Place of death||Toyoake, Aichi, Japan|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)|
|1988–1990||Shizuoka Gakuen High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Koji Kondo (今藤 幸治, Kondo Koji, April 28, 1972 – April 17, 2003) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.
Biography[change | change source]
Kondo was born in Kariya on April 28, 1972. After graduating from Shizuoka Gakuen High School, he joined Matsushita Electric (later Gamba Osaka) in 1991. From 1992, he played as regular player at many positions, midfielder and side-back. However at 1996 Emperor's Cup on December 29, he hit his head with opponent. A brain tumor was found by the examination. This match became his last match. He left the club in June 1998. He played 133 games and scored 4 goals in the league.
On May 22, 1994, Kondo debuted for the Japan national team against Australia. He played as right side-back. On May 29, he also played against France. He played 2 games for Japan in 1994.
On April 17, 2003, Kondo died of brain tumor in Toyoake at the age of 30.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1991/92||Matsushita Electric||JSL Division 1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1992||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||-||3||0||9||0||12||0|
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Shikoku Shimbun(in Japanese)
- ↑ Koji Kondo at National-Football-Teams.com
- ↑ Koji Kondo at J.League (in Japanese)
- ↑ Japan National Football Team Database
Other websites[change | change source]
- Koji Kondo at J.League (player) (in Japanese)
- Koji Kondo at National Football Teams.com
- Koji Kondo at WorldFootball.net
- Koji Kondo at Transfermarkt (player)