Masaki Yokotani

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Masaki Yokotani
Personal information
Full name Masaki Yokotani
Date of birth (1952-05-10) May 10, 1952 (age 69)
Place of birth Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1968–1970 Kyoto Commercial High School
1971–1974 Hosei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1983 Hitachi 124 (2)
1984–1986 All Nippon Airways
Total 124+ (2+)
National team
1974–1977 Japan 20 (0)
Honours
Hitachi
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1982
Winner JSL Cup 1976
Runner-up JSL Cup 1980
Winner Emperor's Cup 1975
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masaki Yokotani (横谷 政樹, Yokotani Masaki, born May 10, 1952) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yokotani was born in Kyoto Prefecture on May 10, 1952. After graduating from Hosei University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Hitachi in 1975. The club won 1975 Emperor's Cup and 1976 JSL Cup. He moved to Division 2 club All Nippon Airways in 1984. In 1984, the club was promoted to Division 1. He retired in 1986.

On July 23, 1974, when Yokotani was a Hosei University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Romania. He also played at 1976 Asian Cup qualification and 1978 World Cup qualification. He played 20 games for Japan until 1977.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1975 Hitachi JSL Division 1 18 1
1976 18 0
1977 18 0
1978 15 1
1979 17 0
1980 0 0
1981 14 0
1982 15 0
1983 9 0
1984 All Nippon Airways JSL Division 2
1985/86 JSL Division 1 1 0
Country Japan 125+ 2+
Total 125+ 2+

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1974 1 0
1975 10 0
1976 6 0
1977 3 0
Total 20 0

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