Osamu Yamaji

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Osamu Yamaji
山路 修
Personal information
Full name Osamu Yamaji
Date of birth (1929-08-31) August 31, 1929 (age 89)
Place of birth Hyogo, Japan
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Sumitomo Metal
National team
1954 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Osamu Yamaji (山路 修, Yamaji Osamu, born August 31, 1929) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Yamaji was born in Hyogo Prefecture on August 31, 1929. After graduating from Waseda University, he played for Sumitomo Metal. He also played for Osaka SC and won the 2nd place at Emperor's Cup 3 times (1951, 1952 and 1953).

National team career[edit]

In March 1954, Yamaji was elected Japan national team for 1954 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on March 7, he debuted against South Korea.[1]

National team statistics[edit]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1954 1 0
Total 1 0


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