Masaaki Kato

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Masaaki Kato
Personal information
Full name Masaaki Kato
Date of birth (1958-12-22) December 22, 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder, Forward
Youth career
1974–1976 Aichi High School
1977–1980 Hosei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1983 Toshiba
1985–1988 All Nippon Airways 10 (1)
National team
1981 Japan 3 (1)
Honours
Toshiba
Winner JSL Cup 1981
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masaaki Kato (加藤 正明, Kato Masaaki, born December 22, 1958) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kato was born in Nagoya on December 22, 1958. After graduating from Hosei University, he joined Japan Soccer League Division 2 club Toshiba in 1981. The club won 1981 JSL Cup. However he left the club for injury in 1983. In 1985, he joined Division 1 club All Nippon Airways. However the club was relegated to Division 2 end of 1985/86 season. He retired end of 1987/88 season.

On August 30, 1981, Kato debuted for the Japan national team against Malaysia. On September 3, he scored a goal against India. He played 3 games and scored 1 goal for Japan in 1981.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1981 Toshiba JSL Division 2
1982
1983 7 3
1985/86 All Nippon Airways JSL Division 1 8 1
1986/87 JSL Division 2 0 0
1987/88 2 0
Country Japan 17+ 4+
Total 17+ 4+

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1981 3 1
Total 3 1

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