|Full name||Katsuo Kanda|
|Date of birth||June 21, 1966|
|Place of birth||Niigata, Japan|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder|
|1985–1988||Tokyo University of Agriculture|
|1998–1999||Yokohama F. Marinos||30||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Kanda was educated at and played for Niigata technical high school. His team played at the All Japan High School Soccer Tournament. He continued his study and football at Tokyo University of Agriculture.
In the spring 1994, Kanda moved to Japan Football League club Cerezo Osaka. In his first season, He scored 5 goals in 30 league appearances and helped the club to gain the promotion to J1 League. He stayed with Cerezo for the next 4 years as a left back position, clocking up almost 150 appearances for the club.
Since 2000 he played for his hometown club Albirex Niigata. After 4 seasons, he played his last professional match on 19 October 2003. His testimonial was played at Tohoku Denryoku Big Swan Stadium against Boca Juniors on 27 July 2003. Albirex won the match 2–1. Immediately after retiring he was appointed as the new technical director of the club.
National team career
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|1989–90||NKK||JSL Division 1||14||0||14||0|
|1991–92||JSL Division 2||29||6||2||1||31||7|
|1992||JFL Division 1||16||3||-||16||3|
|1993||JFL Division 2||10||8||1||0||-||11||8|
|1994||Cerezo Osaka||Football League||30||5||5||0||1||0||36||5|
|1999||Yokohama F. Marinos||11||0||0||0||1||0||12||0|
|2000||Albirex Niigata||J2 League||32||3||3||0||2||0||37||3|
National team statistics
|Japan national team|