Katsuyoshi Kuwahara

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Katsuyoshi Kuwahara
桑原 勝義
Personal information
Full name Katsuyoshi Kuwahara
Date of birth (1944-05-30) May 30, 1944 (age 75)
Place of birth Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Fujieda Higashi High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Nippon Light Metal
????–1971 Nagoya Mutual Bank
National team
1965 Japan 2 (0)
Teams managed
1973–1982 Honda
1987–1992 PJM Futures
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Katsuyoshi Kuwahara (桑原 勝義, Kuwahara Katsuyoshi, born May 30, 1944) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team. His brother Takashi Kuwahara is also former footballer.

Club career[edit]

Kuwahara was born in Fujieda on May 30, 1944. After graduating from high school, he played for Nippon Light Metal and Nagoya Mutual Bank. In 1971, Nagoya Mutual Bank was disbanded and he retired.

National team career[edit]

On March 22, 1965, Kuwahara debuted for Japan national team against Burma. On March 25, he also played against Singapore. He played 2 games for Japan in 1965.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

After retirement, Kuwahara became a manager for Japanese Regional Leagues club Honda in 1973. He promoted the club to Japan Soccer League Division 2 in 1975 and Division 1 in 1981. He resigned in 1982. In 1987, he became a manager new club PJM Futures and managed until 1992.

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1965 2 0
Total 2 0

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