Takashi Takabayashi

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Takashi Takabayashi
Personal information
Full name Takashi Takabayashi
Date of birth (1931-08-02)August 2, 1931
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Date of death December 27, 2009(2009-12-27) (aged 78)
Place of death Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1947–1949 Kasukabe High School
1950–1953 Rikkyo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–???? Tanabe Pharmaceutical
Osaka SC
National team
1954–1958 Japan 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Takashi Takabayashi (高林 隆, Takabayashi Takashi, August 2, 1931 – December 27, 2009) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Takabayashi was born in Saitama on August 2, 1931. After graduating from Rikkyo University, he played for Tanabe Pharmaceutical. He also played for Osaka SC.

In March 1954, when Takabayashi was a Rikkyo University student, he was selected the Japan national team for 1954 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on March 14, he debuted against South Korea. In May, he played at 1954 Asian Games and scored 2 goals. In 1956, he was selected Japan for 1956 Summer Olympics, but he did not play in the match. He also played at 1958 Asian Games. He played 9 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 1954.

On December 27, 2009, Takabayashi died of heart failure in Saitama at the age of 78.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1954 3 2
1955 5 0
1956 0 0
1957 0 0
1958 1 0
Total 9 2

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