Shojiro Sugimura

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Shojiro Sugimura
Personal information
Full name Shojiro Sugimura
Date of birth (1905-04-04)April 4, 1905
Place of birth Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Date of death January 15, 1975(1975-01-15) (aged 69)
Place of death Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
???? Tennoji High School
????–1929 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Waseda WMW
National team
1927 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shojiro Sugimura (杉村 正二郎, Sugimura Shojiro, April 4, 1905 – January 15, 1975) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. He is sometimes known as Shojiro Nomura (野村 正二郎).

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Sugimura was born in Osaka on April 4, 1905. He played for Waseda WMW which was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates. At the club, he played with many Japan national team players Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Haruo Arima, Misao Tamai, Tamotsu Asakura, Shigeru Takahashi, Nagayasu Honda, Ko Takamoro and Michiyo Taki.

In August 1927, when Sugimura was a Waseda University student, he was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Shanghai. At this competition, on August 27, he debuted against Republic of China.

After retirement, Sugimura joined Japan Football Association and served as a director. He also worked Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and taught as professor at Sophia University.

On January 15, 1975, Sugimura died of myocardial infarction in Bunkyo, Tokyo at the age of 69.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1927 1 0
Total 1 0

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