Nobuo Kawakami

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Nobuo Kawakami
Personal information
Full name Nobuo Kawakami
Date of birth (1947-10-04) October 4, 1947 (age 73)
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Urawa Nishi High School
Rikkyo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1978 Hitachi 128 (7)
Total 128 (7)
National team
1970–1977 Japan 41 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nobuo Kawakami (川上 信夫, Kawakami Nobuo, born October 4, 1947) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kawakami was born in Saitama on October 4, 1947. After graduating from Rikkyo University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Hitachi in 1971. The club won the league champions in 1972. The club also won 1972 and 1975 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1978. He played 128 games and scored 7 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven in 1972 and 1975.

On July 31, 1970, when Kawakami was a Rikkyo University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Hong Kong. He played at 1970 and 1974 Asian Games. He was also selected Japan for 1974, 1978 World Cup qualification and 1976 Summer Olympics qualification. He played 41 games for Japan until 1977.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1971 Hitachi JSL Division 1 14 0
1972 10 0
1973 14 1
1974 18 0
1975 18 0
1976 18 1
1977 18 3
1978 18 2
Country Japan 128 7
Total 128 7

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1970 4 0
1971 1 0
1972 8 0
1973 5 0
1974 5 0
1975 9 0
1976 8 0
1977 1 0
Total 41 0

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