Usaburo Hidaka

Usaburo Hidaka (日高 卯三郎, Hidaka Usaburō) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japanese national team.

Usaburo Hidaka
日高 卯三郎
Personal information
Full name Usaburo Hidaka
Place of birth Japan
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
Meisei Commercial High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Osaka SC
National team
1923 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Hidaka played for Osaka SC was founded by his alma mater high school graduates and many Japan national team players Kiyoo Kanda, Shiro Azumi, Fukusaburo Harada, Toshio Hirabayashi, Setsu Sawagata, Kikuzo Kisaka, Yoshio Fujiwara and Shumpei Inoue were playing in those days.

National team careerEdit

In May 1923, Hidaka was selected Japan national team for 1923 Far Eastern Championship Games in Osaka. At this competition, on May 23, he debuted against Philippines. This match is Japan team first match in International A Match. Next day, he also played against Republic of China. But Japan lost in both matches (1-2, v Philippines and 1-5, v Republic of China). He played 2 games for Japan in 1923.[1]

National team statisticsEdit


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1923 2 0
Total 2 0


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