Masafumi Yokoyama

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Masafumi Yokoyama
Personal information
Full name Masafumi Yokoyama
Date of birth (1956-04-10) April 10, 1956 (age 65)
Place of birth Nagasaki, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1972–1974 Shimabara Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1987 Nippon Steel
National team
1979–1984 Japan 31 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masafumi Yokoyama (横山 正文, Yokoyama Masafumi, born April 10, 1956) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Yokoyama was born in Nagasaki Prefecture on April 10, 1956. After graduating from Shimabara Technical High School, he joined Japan Soccer League Division 1 club Nippon Steel in 1975. However the club performance was not good, the club was relegated to Division 2 in 1982. He retired end of 1986/87 season. He played 105 games and scored 29 goals in Division 1.

On August 23, 1979, Yokoyama debuted for the Japan national team against North Korea. In 1980, he played in all matches included 1980 Summer Olympics qualification and 1982 World Cup qualification. In 1983 and 1984, he also played at 1984 Summer Olympics qualification. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 31 games and scored 10 goals for Japan until 1984.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1979 1 0
1980 12 2
1981 9 6
1982 1 0
1983 7 2
1984 1 0
Total 31 10

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