Shigeo Yaegashi

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Shigeo Yaegashi
Personal information
Full name Shigeo Yaegashi
Date of birth March 24, 1933(1933-03-24)
Place of birth Iwate, Japan
Date of death May 2, 2011(2011-05-02) (aged 78)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958-1969 Furukawa Electric
National team
1956-1968 Japan
Teams managed
1967-1969
1977-1978
1985-1988
Furukawa Electric
Fujitsu
Fujitsu
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Shigeo Yaegashi (八重樫 茂生 Yeagashi Shigeo?, March 24, 1933 - May 2, 2011) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japanese national team.

Early life[change | edit source]

Yaegashi was born in 1933 in Daejeon, in what is today South Korea. He attended Chuo University and Waseda University.[1]

Career[change | edit source]

Yaegashi was part of the Japanese national Olympic teams in 1956, 1964 and 1968. He was awarded a bronze medal during the Mexico games of 1968.

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1956 3 0
1957 0 0
1958 2 0
1959 4 0
1960 1 0
1961 7 2
1962 7 3
1963 5 4
1964 2 2
1965 4 0
1966 2 0
1967 3 0
1968 4 0
Total 44 11

References[change | edit source]

  1. archive.footballjapan.jp, Shigeo Yaegashi; retrieved 2011-10-21.