Shiro Teshima

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Shiro Teshima
Personal information
Full name Shiro Teshima
Date of birth (1907-02-26)February 26, 1907
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death November 6, 1982(1982-11-06) (aged 75)
Place of death Japan
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Hiroshima High School
1929–1932 Tokyo Imperial University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Tokyo OB Club
National team
1930 Japan 2 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shiro Teshima (手島 志郎, Teshima Shiro, February 26, 1907 – November 6, 1982) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Teshima was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on February 26, 1907. He played for Tokyo OB Club and won the 1933 Emperor's Cup with Shigemaru Takenokoshi and Teiichi Matsumaru.

In May 1930, when Teshima was a Tokyo Imperial University student, he was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Tokyo and Japan won the championship. At this competition, on May 25, he debuted and scored a goal against Philippines. On May 29, he also played and scored a goal against Republic of China. He played 2 games and scored 2 goals for Japan in 1930.

After graduating from Tokyo Imperial University, Teshima retired playing career and joined Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. In 1940, he joined Tanabe Pharmaceutical and helps develop the club.

Teshima died on November 6, 1982 at the age of 75. In 2008, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

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Japan national team
1930 2 2
Total 2 2

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