|Date of birth||
February 14, 1955|
|Place of birth||
Kawabe, Akita, Japan|
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Mitsuhisa Taguchi (田口 光久 Taguchi Mitsuhisa, born February 14, 1955) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.
Taguchi was born in Akita on February 14, 1955. After graduating from high school, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1973. In 1973, the club won the champions at Japan Soccer League and Emperor's Cup. In 1975, he deprived of regular goalkeeper from Japan national team player Kenzo Yokoyama. In 1978, the club won all three major title in Japan; Japan Soccer League, JSL Cup and Emperor's Cup. The club also won 1980 Emperor's Cup, 1981 JSL Cup and 1982 Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1984. He played 161 games in the league. He was elected Best Eleven 8 times included for 7 years in a row (1977-1983).
National team career
On September 8, 1975, Taguchi debuted for Japan national team against South Korea. In 1977, he became a regular goalkeeper and played at 1978 World Cup qualification, 1978 Asian Games and 1980 Summer Olympics qualification. From 1982, he became a captain and played at 1982 Asian Games and 1984 Summer Olympics qualification. He played 59 games for Japan until 1984.
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