Satoshi Yamaguchi (footballer, born 1959)

Satoshi Yamaguchi (山口 悟, Yamaguchi Satoshi, born August 1, 1959) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Satoshi Yamaguchi
山口 悟
Personal information
Full name Satoshi Yamaguchi
Date of birth (1959-08-01) August 1, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth Oita, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1975–1977 Oita Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1984 Mitsubishi Motors 0 (0)
Total 0 (0)
National team
1981 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Yamaguchi was born in Oita Prefecture on August 1, 1959. After graduating from high school, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1978. However he did not play in the game, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Japan national team player Mitsuhisa Taguchi. He retired in 1984. Eventually he could not play in the game.

National team careerEdit

In August 1979, Yamaguchi was selected Japan U-20 national team for 1979 World Youth Championship. However, he did not compete, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Yasuhito Suzuki. In February 1981, although he did not play at his club, he was selected Japan national team because Japan's manager Saburo Kawabuchi actively appointed young players. On February 19, Yamaguchi debuted for Japan national team against Singapore.[1]

Club statisticsEdit

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1978 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 0 0
1979 0 0
1980 0 0
1981 0 0
1982 0 0
1983 0 0
1984 0 0
Total 0 0

National team statisticsEdit

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1981 1 0
Total 1 0

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