Naoji Ito

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Naoji Ito
伊藤 直司
Personal information
Full name Naoji Ito
Date of birth (1959-07-01) July 1, 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth Mie, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1986 Honda
1988–1993 PJM Futures
National team
1981 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Naoji Ito (伊藤 直司, Itō Naoji, born July 1, 1959) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Ito was born in Mie Prefecture on July 1, 1959. After graduating from high school, he joined Japan Soccer League Division 2 club Honda in 1978. In 1980, the club won the champions and was promoted to Division 1. In 1985-86, the club won the 3rd place and he left the club end of season. He joined PJM Futures in 1988. He retired in 1993.

National team career[edit]

On June 19, 1981, Ito debuted for Japan national team against Malaysia.[1]

National team statistics[edit]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1981 1 0
Total 1 0


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