|Full name||Satoshi Miyauchi|
|Date of birth||November 26, 1959|
|Place of birth||Tokyo, Japan|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|1975–1977||Teikyo High School|
|1989–1997||Prima Ham FC Kunoichi|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Miyauchi was born in Tokyo Metropolis on November 26, 1959. After graduating from Teikyo High School, he joined Japan Soccer League club Furukawa Electric in 1978. Initially, he could not play in many games for injury. In 1982, the club won JSL Cup. From 1983, he played as regular player and the club won 1985/86 Japan Soccer League and 1986 JSL Cup. He was also selected Best Eleven in 1985/86 and 1986/87. In Asia, the club won 1986 Asian Club Championship. This is first Asian champions as Japanese club. He retired in 1988. He played 114 games and scored 6 goals in the league.
In August 1979, Miyauchi was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 1979 World Youth Championship. But he did not play in the match. On September 30, 1984, he debuted for the Japan national team against South Korea. He played at 1986 World Cup qualification, 1986 Asian Games and 1988 Summer Olympics qualification. He played 20 games for Japan until 1987.
After retirement, in 1989, Miyauchi became a manager for Nadeshiko League club Prima Ham FC Kunoichi. The club won 1994 Empress's Cup, 1995 Nadeshiko League and 1997 Nadeshiko League Cup. He resigned in 1997. In 1997, he also became a manager for Japan women's national team. He managed at 1997 AFC Women's Championship and 1998 Asian Games. Japan won the 3rd place at both tournament. In 1999, he managed at 1999 World Cup. However Japan was defeated in group stage and failure to qualify for 2000 Summer Olympics. This helped to cause with economic stagnation the withdrawal of a series of teams from the Nadeshiko League. Japanese women's football was on the verge of decline. He resigned after 1999 World Cup.
Statistics[change | change source]
|1978||Furukawa Electric||JSL Division 1||1||0|
|Japan national team|