Ken Naganuma

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Ken Naganuma
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Left (with Dettmar Cramer)
Personal information
Full name Ken Naganuma
Date of birth (1930-09-05)September 5, 1930
Place of birth Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death June 2, 2008(2008-06-02) (aged 77)
Place of death Japan
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1949–1952 Kwansei Gakuin University
1953–1954 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1967 Furukawa Electric 19 (8)
Total 19 (8)
National team
1954–1961 Japan 4 (1)
Teams managed
1958–1961 Furukawa Electric
1962–1969 Japan
1972–1976 Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ken Naganuma (長沼 健, Naganuma Ken, September 5, 1930 – June 2, 2008) was a Japanese football player and manager. From 1994 to 1998, he was the president of the Japan Football Association.

Playing career[edit]

Ken Naganuma played for Furukawa Electric.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1965 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 6
1966 2
1967 0 0
Country Japan 19 8
Total 19 8

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1954 2 1
1955 0 0
1956 0 0
1957 0 0
1958 1 0
1959 0 0
1960 0 0
1961 1 0
Total 4 1

International goals[edit]

[1]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 March 1954 Meiji Jingu Stadium, Tokyo, Japan  South Korea 1-5 Lost 1954 FIFA World Cup Q.
Correct as of 27 August 2011

Coaching career[edit]

Ken Naganuma became manager for Japan national team from 1962 to 1969 and from 1972 to 1976. He led Japan to 1968 Summer Olympics Bronze Medal.

Death[edit]

On June 2, 2008, Ken Naganuma died. (aged 77, Pneumonia)

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