|Full name||Takashi Mizunuma|
|Date of birth||May 28, 1960|
|Place of birth||Saitama, Saitama, Japan|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
|1976–1978||Saitama Urawa Minami High School|
|2006||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Mizunuma was born in Saitama on May 28, 1960. After graduating from Hosei University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Nissan Motors (later Yokohama Marinos) in 1983. The club won 1983 and 1985 Emperor's Cup. From 1988 to 1990, the club won all three major title in Japan; Japan Soccer League, JSL Cup and Emperor's Cup for 2 years in a row. In 1990s, the club won 1990 JSL Cup, 1991 and 1992 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club won 1991–92 and 1992–93 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. In 1995 season, he retired after he played in opening game.
In August 1979, when Mizunuma was a Hosei University student, he was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 1979 World Youth Championship. He played all 3 matches and scored a goal against Mexico. This goal is an only goal in Japan team at this championship.
In April 1984, Mizunuma was selected the Japan national team for 1984 Summer Olympics qualification. At this qualification, on April 18, he debuted against Malaysia. He also played at 1986 World Cup qualification, 1988 Summer Olympics qualification and 1990 World Cup qualification. He played 32 games and scored 7 goals for Japan until 1989.
In 2006, Mizunuma became an assistant coach for Yokohama F. Marinos. In August, he became a manager as Takeshi Okada successor and managed the club this season. In 2007, he resigned a manager and returned an assistant coach. He left the club end of 2007 season.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1983||Nissan Motors||JSL Division 1||12||3||12||3|
|1992||Yokohama Marinos||J1 League||-||4||3||3||0||7||3|
|Japan national team|