Kunitaka Sueoka

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Kunitaka Sueoka
Personal information
Full name Kunitaka Sueoka
Date of birth (1917-02-01)February 1, 1917
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death November 10, 1998(1998-11-10) (aged 81)
Place of death Japan
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Hiroshima Daiichi High School
Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Waseda WMW
National team
1940 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kunitaka Sueoka (末岡 圀孝, Sueoka Kunitaka, February 1, 1917 – November 10, 1998) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Sueoka was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on February 1, 1917. He played for Waseda University. He won 1938 Emperor's Cup with Sei Fuwa, Sekiji Sasano, Shogo Kamo, Hidetoki Takahashi and so on. He also won the 2nd place at 1939 Emperor's Cup. He also played for Waseda WMW which was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates. At the club, he won the 2nd place at 1940 Emperor's Cup. This tournament was the last Emperor's Cup before the war because Emperor's Cup was suspended for World War II from 1941 to 1945.

On June 16, 1940, when Sueoka was a Waseda 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.

Sueoka died in November 1998 at the age of 81.[1]

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1940 1 0
Total 1 0

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