Seishiro Shimatani

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Seishiro Shimatani
Personal information
Full name Seishiro Shimatani
Date of birth (1938-11-06)November 6, 1938
Place of birth Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Date of death October 24, 2001(2001-10-24) (aged 62)
Place of death Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1954–1956 Yamashiro High School
1957–1960 Kansai University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1965 Furukawa Electric 8 (2)
???? Kyoto Shiko Club
Total 8+ (2+)
National team
1959 Japan 1 (0)
Teams managed
1972–1974 Kyoto Shiko Club
1977–1979 Kyoto Shiko Club
1994 Kyoto Purple Sanga
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Seishiro Shimatani (嶋谷 征四郎, Shimatani Seishiro, November 6, 1938 – October 24, 2001) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Shimatani was born in Kyoto on November 6, 1938. After graduating from Kansai University, he joined Furukawa Electric in 1961. In 1965, Furukawa Electric joined new league Japan Soccer League and he played in 1 season in the league. After he left the club, he played for his local club Kyoto Shiko Club.

On January 11, 1959, when Shimatani was a Kansai University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Singapore.

Shimatani managed his local club Kyoto Shiko Club (later Kyoto Purple Sanga) in 1972. 1972 season is first season Kyoto Shiko Club was promoted to new division, Japan Soccer League Division 2 from Japanese Regional Leagues. He managed until 1974. In 1977, he managed for Kyoto Shiko Club again. However, in 1978 season, the club was relegated to Regional Leagues. He resigned in 1978. In 1994, he signed with Kyoto Purple Sanga. He resigned in September.

On October 24, 2001, Shimatani died of cirrhosis in Kyoto at the age of 62.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1965 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 8 2
Country Japan 8 2
Total 8 2

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1959 1 0
Total 1 0

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