Mitsuru Komaeda

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Mitsuru Komaeda
Personal information
Full name Mitsuru Komaeda
Date of birth (1950-04-14) April 14, 1950 (age 71)
Place of birth Iwate, Japan
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1966–1968 Tono High School
1969–1972 Osaka University of Commerce
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1982 Fujita Industries 178 (18)
Total 178 (18)
National team
1976–1977 Japan 2 (2)
Teams managed
1990–1995 Bellmare Hiratsuka
1999 Bellmare Hiratsuka
2003 YKK
Honours
Fujita Industries
Winner Japan Soccer League 1977
Winner Japan Soccer League 1979
Winner Japan Soccer League 1981
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1980
Runner-up JSL Cup 1978
Winner Emperor's Cup 1977
Winner Emperor's Cup 1979
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1975
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1982
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mitsuru Komaeda (古前田 充, Komaeda Mitsuru, born April 14, 1950) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team.

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Komaeda was born in Iwate Prefecture on April 14, 1950. After graduating from Osaka University of Commerce, he joined Japan Soccer League club Towa Real Estate (later Fujita Industries) in 1973. The club won the league champions in 1977, 1979 and 1981. The club also won 1977 and 1979 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1982. He played 178 games and scored 18 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven 5 times.

On August 10, 1976, Komaeda debuted and scored 2 goals for the Japan national team against Indonesia. He was also selected Japan in 1977. He played 2 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 1977.

After retirement, Komaeda started coaching career at Fujita Industries (later Bellmare Hiratsuka). He was promoted to manager as Yoshinobu Ishii successor in 1990. In 1993, he led the club to won Japan Football League and promoted to J1 League. He managed the club until 1995. In August 1999, he became a manager again as Eiji Ueda successor. However, the club finished at the bottom place and was relegated J2 League. He resigned a manager in 1999 and left club in 2000. In 2001, he moved to YKK and became an assistant coach. In 2003, he became a manager.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1976 1 2
1977 1 0
Total 2 2

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