Tomoyasu Asaoka

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Tomoyasu Asaoka
Personal information
Full name Tomoyasu Asaoka
Date of birth (1962-04-06)April 6, 1962
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Date of death October 6, 2021(2021-10-06) (aged 59)
Place of death Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1978–1980 Soka High School
1981–1984 University of Tsukuba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1988 Nippon Kokan 63 (6)
1988–1991 Yomiuri 39 (2)
Total 102 (8)
National team
1987–1989 Japan 8 (0)
Honours
Nippon Kokan
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1985/86
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1986/87
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1987/88
Winner JSL Cup 1987
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1986
Yomiuri
Winner Japan Soccer League 1990/91
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1989/90
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tomoyasu Asaoka (浅岡 朝泰, Asaoka Tomoyasu, April 6, 1962 – October 6, 2021) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Asaoka was born in Tokyo Metropolis on April 6, 1962. After graduating from the University of Tsukuba, he joined Japan Soccer League club Nippon Kokan in 1985. Starting in 1985, the club won second place for three years in a row. He played 63 matches and was selected Best Eleven 1985/86. He moved to Yomiuri in 1988. The club won the league championship in 1990/91. He retired in 1991.

In April 1987, Asaoka was selected the Japan national team for 1988 Summer Olympics qualification. At this qualification, on April 12, he debuted against Singapore. He played 8 games for Japan until 1989.

Asaoka died on 6 October 2021 in Tokyo, aged 59.[1]

Statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1985/86 Nippon Kokan JSL Division 1 21 2 0 0 1 0 22 2
1986/87 21 2 5 0 3 1 29 3
1987/88 21 2 2 0 4 1 27 3
1988/89 Yomiuri JSL Division 1 16 2 3 1 3 0 22 3
1989/90 22 0 4 0 3 0 29 0
1990/91 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Country Japan 102 8 15 1 14 2 131 11
Total 102 8 15 1 14 2 131 11

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1987 1 0
1988 5 0
1989 2 0
Total 8 0

References[change | change source]

  1. "元サッカー日本代表・浅岡朝泰氏が死去 日本鋼管、読売クラブで活躍 五輪予選も出場" [Former Japan national football team Tomoyasu Asaoka dies]. football-zone.net (in Japanese). 18 October 2021. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  2. Tomoyasu Asaoka at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

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