Masahiro Hamazaki

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Masahiro Hamazaki
Personal information
Full name Masahiro Hamazaki
Date of birth (1940-03-14)March 14, 1940
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Date of death October 10, 2011(2011-10-10) (aged 71)
Place of death Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Katsuyama High School
Meiji University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
????–1972 Nippon Steel 100 (0)
Total 100 (0)
National team
1966 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masahiro Hamazaki (浜崎 昌弘, Hamazaki Masahiro, March 14, 1940 – October 10, 2011) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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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.

On October 10, 2011, Hamazaki died of ruptured varicose veins of intestines in Kitakyushu at the age of 71.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1966 2 0
Total 2 0

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