Koji Noguchi

Koji Noguchi (野口 幸司, Noguchi Koji, born June 5, 1970) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Koji Noguchi
野口 幸司
Personal information
Full name Koji Noguchi
Date of birth (1970-06-05) June 5, 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Chiba, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Youth career
199–199 Funabashi High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1997 Bellmare Hiratsuka 204 (95)
1997 Kawasaki Frontale 15 (9)
1998–1999 Nagoya Grampus Eight 19 (6)
2000 Omiya Ardija 31 (5)
Total 269 (115)
National team
1995 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Noguchi was born in Chiba Prefecture on June 5, 1970. After graduating from high school, he joined Japan Soccer League club Fujita Industries (later Bellmare Hiratsuka) in 1989. Through Japan Football League, the club was promoted to J1 League in 1994. The club won the champions 1994 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club also won 1995 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. Although he played as regular player for long time, his opportunity to play decreased in 1997. In 1997, he moved to Japan Football League club Kawasaki Frontale. Toward end of his career, he played for Nagoya Grampus Eight (1998-1999) and Omiya Ardija (2000). He retired end of 2000 season.

National team careerEdit

On August 6, 1995, Noguchi debuted for Japan national team against Costa Rica.[1]

Club statisticsEdit

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1989/90 Fujita Industries JSL Division 1 1 0 1 0
1990/91 JSL Division 2 12 2 0 0 12 2
1991/92 28 19 3 0 31 19
1992 Football League 15 11 - 15 11
1993 18 10 1 0 4 2 23 12
1994 Bellmare Hiratsuka J1 League 42 19 5 5 1 0 48 24
1995 49 23 0 0 - 49 23
1996 27 11 3 1 10 1 40 13
1997 12 0 0 0 6 4 18 4
1997 Kawasaki Frontale Football League 15 9 3 1 - 18 10
1998 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 13 6 2 1 2 1 17 8
1999 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
2000 Omiya Ardija J2 League 31 5 3 1 1 0 35 6
Total 269 115 17 9 28 8 314 132

National team statisticsEdit

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1995 1 0
Total 1 0

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