Shu Kamo (加茂 周, Kamo Shu, born October 29, 1939) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He managed the Japan national team.
|Full name||Shu Kamo|
|Date of birth||October 29, 1939|
|Place of birth||Ashiya, Hyogo, Empire of Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Ashiya High School|
|1961–1964||Kwansei Gakuin University|
|1999–2000||Kyoto Purple Sanga|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Kamo was born in Ashiya on October 29, 1939. After graduation from Kwansei Gakuin University, he played for Yanmar Diesel from 1965 to 1967.
In 1974, Kamo became manager for Nissan Motors. In 1991, he became manager for All Nippon Airways (later, Yokohama Flügels) and won the 1993 Emperor's Cup. In December 1994, he was named the Japan national team manager, replacing Paulo Roberto Falcão. After four games at the 1998 World Cup qualification Final round in October 1997, he was dismissed and assistant coach Takeshi Okada was promoted to manager.
|1998 FIFA World Cup qualification Final round|
|2||September 19||Abu Dhabi||United Arab Emirates||0–0|
|3||September 28||Tokyo||South Korea||1–2|
In 1999, Kamo became manager for Kyoto Purple Sanga until June 2000. Starting in 2001, he managed a number of universities such as Shobi University, Osaka Gakuin University, and his alma mater Kwansei Gakuin University. In 2017, he was selected for the Japan Football Hall of Fame.
|Kyoto Purple Sanga||1999||2000||30||9||1||20||30.00|
- ^ J.League Data Site(in Japanese)
- Shu Kamo manager profile at J.League (archive) (in Japanese)
- Japan Football Hall of Fame at Japan Football Association
- Profile Archived 2020-03-24 at the Wayback Machine at sskamo.co.jp