Yasuharu Kurata

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Yasuharu Kurata
Personal information
Full name Yasuharu Kurata
Date of birth (1963-02-01) February 1, 1963 (age 58)
Place of birth Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Defender
Youth career
Fujieda Higashi High School
University of Tsukuba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1991 Honda 77 (5)
1991–1992 Yomiuri 2 (0)
Total 79 (5)
National team
1986–1987 Japan 6 (0)
1989 Japan Futsal
Teams managed
2010 FC Gifu
2014 Dalian Aerbin
2015 Tochigi SC
2021– Fujieda MYFC
Honours
Yomiuri
Winner Japan Soccer League 1991/92
Winner JSL Cup 1991
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1991
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yasuharu Kurata (倉田 安治, Kurata Yasuharu, born February 1, 1963) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kurata was born in Fujieda on February 1, 1963. After graduating from University of Tsukuba, he joined Japan Soccer League club Honda in 1986. He played 77 matches and scored 5 goals for the club. In 1991, he moved to Yomiuri and played in 1 season. The club won 1991 JSL Cup and 1991/92 Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1992.

In September 1986, Kurata was selected the Japan national team for 1986 Asian Games. At this competition, on September 20, he debuted against Nepal. In 1987, he played at 1988 Summer Olympics qualification. He played 6 games for Japan until 1987.

In 1989, Kurata selected Japan national futsal team for 1989 Futsal World Championship in Netherlands.

After retirement, Kurata started coaching career at Avispa Fukuoka in 1995. He mainly served as an assistant coach until 2006. In 2007, he moved to Vissel Kobe. In 2010, he moved to J2 League club FC Gifu and became a manager. In 2012, he moved to China and signed with Dalian Aerbin. In 2014, he became a manager at the club. He returned to Japan in 2015 and he became a manager for J2 club Tochigi SC in July and managed the club until end of 2015 season. In 2021, he signed with J3 League club Fujieda MYFC.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1986/87 Honda JSL Division 1 20 1 3 1 4 3 27 5
1987/88 15 2 3 0 3 1 21 3
1988/89 17 0 1 0 18 0
1989/90 8 1 2 1 0 0 10 2
1990/91 17 1 0 0 17 1
1991/92 Yomiuri JSL Division 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 7 0
Country Japan 79 5 9 2 12 4 100 11
Total 79 5 9 2 12 4 100 11

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1986 1 0
1987 5 0
Total 6 0

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