|Full name||Shozo Tsugitani|
|Date of birth||June 25, 1940|
|Place of birth||Hyogo, Japan|
|Date of death||June 2, 1978(aged 37)|
|Place of death||Kobe, Hyogo, Japan|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|1956–1958||Kwansei Gakuin High School|
|1959–1962||Kwansei Gakuin University|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Tsugitani was born in Hyogo Prefecture on June 25, 1940. After graduating from Kwansei Gakuin University, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1963. In 1965,Mitsubishi Motors joined new league Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1967. He played 40 games and scored 16 goals in the league.
On August 15, 1961, when Tsugitani was a Kwansei Gakuin University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Indonesia. He played at 1962 Asian Games. In 1964, he was selected Japan for 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, but he did not play in the match. He played 12 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 1965.
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|Japan national team|