Masafumi Yokoyama

Masafumi Yokoyama (横山 正文, Yokoyama Masafumi, born April 10, 1956) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Masafumi Yokoyama
横山 正文
Personal information
Full name Masafumi Yokoyama
Date of birth (1956-04-10) April 10, 1956 (age 64)
Place of birth Nagasaki, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Youth career
1972–1974 Shimabara Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–???? Nippon Steel
National team
1979–1984 Japan 31 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Yokoyama was born in Nagasaki Prefecture on April 10, 1956. After graduating from high school, he joined Japan Soccer League Division 1 club Nippon Steel in 1975. However the club performance was not good, the club was relegated to Division 2 in 1982. He played 105 games and scored 29 goals in Division 1.

National team careerEdit

On August 23, 1979, Yokoyama debuted for Japan national team against North Korea. In 1980, he played in all matches included 1980 Summer Olympics qualification and 1982 World Cup qualification. In 1983 and 1984, he also played at 1984 Summer Olympics qualification. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 31 games and scored 10 goals for Japan until 1984.[1]

National team statisticsEdit

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1979 1 0
1980 12 2
1981 9 6
1982 1 0
1983 7 2
1984 1 0
Total 31 10

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