|Date of birth||
January 22, 1953|
|Place of birth||
Kwansei Gakuin University|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Mitsuo Kato (加藤 光雄 Katō Mitsuo, born January 22, 1953) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.
Kato was born on January 22, 1953. After graduating from Kwansei Gakuin University, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1976. 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 1983. He played 61 games and scored 7 goals in the league.
National team career
On August 23, 1979, Kato debuted for Japan national team against North Korea.
National team statistics