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Yoshio Okada

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Yoshio Okada
Personal information
Full name Yoshio Okada
Date of birth (1926-08-11)August 11, 1926
Place of birth Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Date of death June 22, 2002(2002-06-22) (aged 75)
Place of death Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Kobe Daiichi High School
Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kwangaku Club
Rokko Club
National team
1951–1954 Japan 7 (0)
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1951 New Delhi Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yoshio Okada (岡田 吉夫, Okada Yoshio, August 11, 1926 – June 22, 2002) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.


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Okada was born in Kobe on August 11, 1926. He played for Kwangaku Club and Rokko Club.

In March 1951, Okada was selected the Japan national team for Japan team first game after World War II, 1951 Asian Games. At this competition, on March 7, he debuted against Iran. He also played at 1954 Asian Games. He played 7 games for Japan until 1954.

On June 22, 2002, Okada died of heart failure in Hachioji at the age of 75.


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Japan national team
1951 3 0
1952 0 0
1953 0 0
1954 4 0
Total 7 0


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