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.
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
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.
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.
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