Nobutoshi Kaneda

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Nobutoshi Kaneda
金田 喜稔
Personal information
Full name Nobutoshi Kaneda
Date of birth (1958-02-16) February 16, 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Fuchu, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward, Midfielder
Youth career
1976–1979 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1991 Nissan Motors 157 (21)
Total 157 (21)
National team
1977–1984 Japan 58 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nobutoshi Kaneda (金田 喜稔, Kaneda Nobutoshi, born February 16, 1958) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Kaneda was born in Fuchu, Hiroshima on February 16, 1958. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined Nissan Motors in 1980. The club won 1983 and 1985 Emperor's Cup. From 1988 to 1990, the club won all three major title in Japan; Japan Soccer League, JSL Cup and Emperor's Cup for 2 years in a row. He retired in 1991. He played 157 games and scored 21 goals in the league. He was elected Best Eleven in 1983.

National team career[edit]

On June 15, 1977, when Kaneda was a Chuo University student, he debuted and scored a goal for Japan national team against South Korea. At this time, he was 19 years and 119 days and this is record for youngest goal scorer at Japan national team. He was elected Japan for 1978 and 1982 Asian Games. He played 58 games and scored 6 goals for Japan until 1984.[1]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup JSL Cup Total
1980 Nissan Motors JSL Division 1 18 1 18 1
1981 JSL Division 2 18 2 18 2
1982 JSL Division 1 18 2 18 2
1983 18 3 18 3
1984 15 3 15 3
1985/86 4 0 4 0
1986/87 21 4 21 4
1987/88 16 1 16 1
1988/89 6 0 6 0
1989/90 19 5 0 0 19 5
1990/91 4 0 1 0 5 0
Country Japan 157 21 0 0 1 0 158 21
Total 157 21 0 0 1 0 158 21

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1977 1 1
1978 14 0
1979 3 0
1980 12 2
1981 6 0
1982 8 0
1983 8 2
1984 6 1
Total 58 6

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