Shiro Teshima (手島 志郎, Teshima Shiro, February 26, 1907 – November 6, 1982) was a Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Shiro Teshima
手島 志郎
Personal information
Full name Shiro Teshima
Date of birth (1907-02-26)February 26, 1907
Place of birth Hiroshima, Empire of Japan
Date of death November 6, 1982(1982-11-06) (aged 75)
Place of death Japan
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Hiroshima High School
1929–1932 Tokyo Imperial University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Tokyo OB Club
International career
1930 Japan 2 (2)
Medal record
Tokyo OB Club
Winner Emperor's Cup 1933
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club career edit

Teshima was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on February 26, 1907. He played for Tokyo OB Club and won 1933 Emperor's Cup with Shigemaru Takenokoshi and Teiichi Matsumaru.

National team career edit

In May 1930, when Teshima was a Tokyo Imperial University student, he was selected Japan national team for 1930 Far Eastern Championship Games in Tokyo and Japan won the championship. At this competition, on May 25, he debuted and scored a goal against Philippines. On May 29, he also played and scored a goal against Republic of China. He played 2 games and scored 2 goals for Japan in 1930.[1]

After retirement edit

After graduating from Tokyo Imperial University, Teshima retired playing career and joined Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. In 1940, he joined Tanabe Pharmaceutical and helps develop the club.

Teshima died on November 6, 1982, at the age of 75. In 2008, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

National team statistics edit


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1930 2 2
Total 2 2

Honours edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Japan National Football Team Database
  2. ^ "TESHIMA Shiro". Japan Football Association. Retrieved April 23, 2024.

External links edit