|Full name||Masahiro Hamazaki|
|Date of birth||March 14, 1940|
|Place of birth||Osaka, Japan|
|Date of death||October 10, 2011(aged 71)|
|Place of death||Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Katsuyama High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Hamazaki was born in Osaka Prefecture on March 14, 1940. After graduating from Meiji University, he joined Yawata Steel (later Nippon Steel). The club won 1964 Emperor's Cup. In 1965, Yawata Steel joined new league Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1972. He played 100 games in the league.
In December 1966, Hamazaki was selected the Japan national team for 1966 Asian Games. At this competition, on December 16, he debuted against Singapore. He played 2 games for Japan in 1966. In October 1968, he was selected Japan for 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Although he did not play in the match, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Kenzo Yokoyama, Japan won Bronze Medal. In 2018, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.
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|Japan national team|