Hidemaro Watanabe

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Hidemaro Watanabe
渡部 英麿
Personal information
Full name Hidemaro Watanabe
Date of birth (1924-09-24)September 24, 1924
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death October 12, 2011(2011-10-12) (aged 87)
Place of death Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Hiroshima Daiichi High School
Kokugakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Chugoku Electric Power
National team
1954 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hidemaro Watanabe (渡部 英麿, Watanabe Hidemaro, September 24, 1924 – October 12, 2011) was a Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Watanabe was born in Hiroshima on September 24, 1924. After graduating from Kokugakuin University, he played for Chugoku Electric Power.

National team career[edit]

In March 1954, Watanabe was selected Japan national team for 1954 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on March 14, he debuted against South Korea. He also played at 1954 Asian Games. He played 2 games for Japan in 1954.[1]

On October 12, 2011, Watanabe died of pancreatic cancer in Hiroshima at the age of 87.

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1954 2 0
Total 2 0

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