Masanobu Izumi

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Masanobu Izumi
Personal information
Full name Masanobu Izumi
Date of birth (1944-04-08) April 8, 1944 (age 78)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1960–1962 Hiroshima Motomachi High School
1963–1966 Meiji University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1976 Toyota Motors
National team
1965 Japan 1 (0)
Teams managed
1987–1988 Toyota Motors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masanobu Izumi (泉 政伸, Izumi Masanobu, born April 8, 1944) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Izumi was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on April 8, 1944. After graduating from Meiji University, he joined Japanese Regional Leagues club Toyota Motors in 1967. The club was promoted to Japan Soccer League Division 1 in 1972 and Division 2 in 1973. He retired in 1976.

On March 25, 1965, when Izumi was a Meiji University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Singapore and Japan won the match.[1] However, after graduating from university in 1967, he was not selected Japan because he joined a club which playing in Japanese Regional Leagues.

After retirement, Izumi became a manager for Toyota Motors. He managed 1 season in 1987–88, but the club finished at the bottom place and was relegated Division 2.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
1965 1 0
Total 1 0

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