|Full name||Teiichi Matsumaru|
|Date of birth||February 28, 1909|
|Place of birth||Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan|
|Date of death||January 6, 1997(aged 87)|
|Place of death||Japan|
|Tokyo OB Club|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Matsumaru was born in Bunkyo, Tokyo on February 28, 1909. He played for Keio BRB which was consisted of his alma mater Keio University players and graduates. At Keio BRB, he won 1932 and 1936 Emperor's Cup. He also played for Tokyo OB Club and won 1933 Emperor's Cup with Shigemaru Takenokoshi and Shiro Teshima.
In May 1934, Matsumaru was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. At this competition, on May 13, he debuted against Dutch East Indies. He also played against Philippines and Republic of China. He played 3 games for Japan in 1934.
Matsumaru died on January 6, 1997 at the age of 87. In 2015, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|