Tsuyoshi Kunieda

Tsuyoshi Kunieda (国枝 強, Kunieda Tsuyoshi, born September 18, 1944) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Tsuyoshi Kunieda
国枝 強
Personal information
Full name Tsuyoshi Kunieda
Date of birth (1944-09-18) September 18, 1944 (age 76)
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
1960–1962 Sanyo High School
1963–1966 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1972 Toyo Industries 38 (3)
Total 38 (3)
National team
1969 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Kunieda was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on September 18, 1944. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined his local club Toyo Industries in 1967. The club won the league champions in 1967, 1968 and 1970. The club also won 1967, 1969 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1972. He played 38 games and scored 3 goals in the league.

National team careerEdit

In October 1969, Kunieda was selected Japan national team for 1970 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on October 16, he debuted against Australia. On October 18, he also played against South Korea. He played 2 games for Japan in 1969.[1]

National team statisticsEdit


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1969 2 0
Total 2 0


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