Tadahiro Akiba

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Tadahiro Akiba
Personal information
Full name Tadahiro Akiba
Date of birth (1975-10-13) October 13, 1975 (age 46)
Place of birth Chiba, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1991–1993 Funabashi Municipal High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 JEF United Ichihara 54 (2)
1997 Avispa Fukuoka 0 (0)
1998 Cerezo Osaka 5 (0)
1999–2004 Albirex Niigata 204 (2)
2005–2006 Tokushima Vortis 62 (2)
2006–2008 Thespa Kusatsu 79 (0)
2009–2010 SC Sagamihara
Total 404 (6)
National team
1995 Japan U-20 4 (0)
1996 Japan U-23 1 (0)
Teams managed
2009–2010 SC Sagamihara
2013–2014 Thespakusatsu Gunma
2020– Mito HollyHock
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tadahiro Akiba (秋葉 忠宏, Akiba Tadahiro, born October 13, 1975) is a former Japanese football player and manager.

Biography[change | change source]

Akiba was born in Chiba on October 13, 1975. After graduating from Funabashi Municipal High School, he joined his local club JEF United Ichihara in 1994. He played many matches as defensive midfielder in 1995. However his opportunity to play decreased for injury in 1996. Although he moved to Avispa Fukuoka (1997) and Cerezo Osaka (1998), he could hardly play in the match. He moved to J2 League club Albirex Niigata in 1999. He played as regular player and the club was promoted to J1 League end of the 2003 season. However his opportunity to play decreased in 2004 season and he moved to newly was promoted to J2 League club, Tokushima Vortis in 2005. He played many matches and he moved to Thespa Kusatsu in September 2006. He played until 2008. He moved to SC Sagamihara in 2009 and played as playing manager until 2010. He retired end of the 2010 season.

In April 1995, Akiba was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 1995 World Youth Championship. He played full time in all 4 matches as central defender of three backs defense. In July 1996, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 1996 Summer Olympics. He played 1 match as substitute as defensive midfielder. Although Japan won 2 matches, Japan lost at First round. At this time, Japan won Brazil in first game. It was known as "Miracle of Miami" (マイアミの奇跡) in Japan.

In 2009, when Akiba played for SC Sagamihara, he became a playing manager. In 2010, he retired playing career and resigned as manager. In 2011, he signed with Mito HollyHock and became an assistant coach. In 2013, he moved to Thespakusatsu Gunma and became a manager. He resigned end of the 2014 season. In 2020, he signed with Mito HollyHock as a manager.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1994 JEF United Ichihara J1 League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1995 37 1 1 0 - 38 1
1996 16 1 0 0 9 0 25 1
1997 Avispa Fukuoka J1 League 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
1998 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
1999 Albirex Niigata J2 League 35 0 3 0 2 0 40 0
2000 32 1 3 0 2 0 37 1
2001 43 0 0 0 2 0 45 0
2002 41 1 3 0 - 44 1
2003 39 0 4 0 - 43 0
2004 J1 League 14 0 0 0 5 0 19 0
2005 Tokushima Vortis J2 League 41 0 1 0 - 42 0
2006 21 1 0 0 - 21 1
2006 Thespa Kusatsu J2 League 11 0 2 0 - 13 0
2007 41 0 2 0 - 43 0
2008 27 0 0 0 - 27 0
Country Japan 404 5 19 0 24 0 447 5
Total 404 5 19 0 24 0 447 5

References[change | change source]

  1. Tadahiro Akiba at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata

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