Hiroshi Kobayashi (footballer)

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Hiroshi Kobayashi
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Kobayashi
Date of birth (1959-03-17) March 17, 1959 (age 56)
Place of birth Japan
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1974-1976 Hitachi First Senior High School
1977-1980 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981-1989 Furukawa Electric
Teams managed
1990-1998 ALO's Hokuriku
2000 Kawasaki Frontale
2001 Mito Hollyhock

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Hiroshi Kobayashi (小林 寛, born March 17, 1959 in Ibaraki, Japan) is a former Japanese soccer player, coach, and manager.


Hiroshi Kobayashi first played soccer in the JSL for the Furukawa Electric soccer club. (Currently, JEF United Ichihara Chiba.) He began his soccer coaching career in 1990 as coach of ALO's Hokuriku, which he coached through 1998 leading the team to promotion in the league. He then coached for the second half of 2001 for Division 1 club Kawasaki Frontale and the first 20 games of the 2002 season for Mito Hollyhock before becoming Mito's general manager. He was the president of Mito Hollyhock from 2002 to 2007.[1]


  1. ^ "Football Club Mito HollyHock". footballzz.co.uk. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 

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