Osamu Taninaka

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Osamu Taninaka
Personal information
Full name Osamu Taninaka
Date of birth (1964-09-24) September 24, 1964 (age 57)
Place of birth Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1980–1982 Teikyo High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1991 Fujita Industries 138 (19)
1991–1995 Tosu Futures
Total 138+ (19+)
National team
1984–1986 Japan 3 (0)
Honours
Fujita Industries
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1985
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1988
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Osamu Taninaka (谷中 治, Taninaka Osamu, born September 24, 1964) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Taninaka was born in Fuchu on September 24, 1964. After graduating from Teikyo High School, he joined Japan Soccer League club Fujita Industries in 1983. He played 138 matches and scored 19 goals for the club until 1991. He moved to Regional Leagues club PJM Futures (later Tosu Futures) in 1991. The club was promoted to Japan Football League from 1993. He retired in 1995.

On September 30, 1984, when Taninaka was 20 years old, he debuted for the Japan national team against South Korea. He played 3 games for Japan until 1986.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1983 Fujita Industries JSL Division 1 8 0
1984 17 8
1985/86 22 4
1986/87 14 3
1987/88 10 0
1988/89 12 2
1989/90 16 0
1990/91 JSL Division 2 21 1
1991/92 18 1
1991 PJM Futures Regional Leagues
1992
1993 Football League 17 9
1994 15 7
1995 Tosu Futures Football League 13 0
Country Japan 183+ 35+
Total 183+ 35+

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1984 1 0
1985 0 0
1986 2 0
Total 3 0

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