Hiroyuki Usui

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hiroyuki Usui
碓井 博行
Personal information
Full name Hiroyuki Usui
Date of birth (1953-08-04) August 4, 1953 (age 64)
Place of birth Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1972–1975 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1988 Hitachi
National team
1974–1984 Japan 38 (15)
Teams managed
1989–1992 Hitachi
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hiroyuki Usui (碓井 博行, Usui Hiroyuki, born August 4, 1953) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team. His son Kempei Usui is also a footballer.

Club career[edit]

Usui was born in Fujieda on August 4, 1953. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined Hitachi in 1976. The club won 1976 JSL Cup. He became a top scorer and was elected Best Eleven in 1980 and 1982. He retired in 1988. He played 200 games and scored 85 goals in the Division 1.

National team career[edit]

On February 12, 1974, Usui debuted for Japan national team against Singapore. In 1977, he was elected Japan for 1978 World Cup qualification. He also played at 1978 Asian Games. Although he was not elected Japan after 1980 Summer Olympics qualification, he was elected in 1984 and played at 1984 Summer Olympics qualification. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 38 games and scored 15 goals for Japan until 1984.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

After retirement, Usui became a manager for Hitachi in 1989. Although the club finished at the bottom place in 1989–90 season and was relegated to Division 2, the club won the champions in Division 2 in 1990–91 season and was promoted to Division 1. He resigned in 1992.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1976 Hitachi JSL Division 1 18 13
1977 18 8
1978 14 7
1979 18 11
1980 18 14
1981 18 8
1982 18 13
1983 17 3
1984 17 1
1985/86 22 5
1986/87 22 2
1987/88 JSL Division 2
Country Japan 200 85
Total 200 85

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1974 2 0
1975 0 0
1976 1 0
1977 4 0
1978 14 7
1979 9 3
1980 5 3
1981 0 0
1982 0 0
1983 0 0
1984 3 2
Total 38 15

Personal honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]