Shigeru Morioka

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Shigeru Morioka
森岡 茂
Personal information
Full name Shigeru Morioka
Date of birth (1973-04-12) April 12, 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Ozu, Ehime, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1998 Gamba Osaka 129 (15)
1999 Kyoto Purple Sanga 15 (2)
2000–2001 Vissel Kobe 18 (2)
2002–2005 Gamba Osaka 48 (3)
2006–2008 Banditonce Kakogawa 36 (9)
Total 246 (31)
National team
1996 Japan U-23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shigeru Morioka (森岡 茂, Morioka Shigeru, born August 12, 1973) is a former Japanese football player.

Club career[edit]

Morioka was born in Ozu on August 12, 1973. After graduating from high school, he joined Gamba Osaka in 1992. He debuted in 1993 and played many matches as offensive midfielder from 1994. His opportunity to play decreased in 1998. He moved to Kyoto Purple Sanga in 1999 and Vissel Kobe in 2000. He returned to Gamba in 2002. Although he played many matches in 2002, his opportunity to play decreased from 2003. In 2006, he moved to Regional Leagues club Banditonce Kobe (later Banditonce Kakogawa). He retired end of 2008 season.

National team career[edit]

In July 1996, Morioka was elected Japan U-23 national team for 1996 Summer Olympics. At this tournament, he played 1 match as right side midfielder against Hungary in third match. Although Japan won 2 matches, Japan lost at First round. At this time, Japan won Brazil in first game. It was known as "Miracle of Miami" (マイアミの奇跡) in Japan.

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 J.League Cup Total
1992 Gamba Osaka J1 League - 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1994 26 4 4 2 3 1 33 7
1995 45 5 0 0 - 45 5
1996 16 1 0 0 9 1 25 2
1997 28 5 1 0 0 0 29 5
1998 13 0 1 0 0 0 14 0
1999 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 15 2 0 0 3 1 18 3
2000 Vissel Kobe J1 League 13 2 0 0 2 0 15 2
2001 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2002 Gamba Osaka J1 League 21 1 2 0 8 0 31 1
2003 10 0 0 0 2 0 12 0
2004 14 2 2 0 5 1 21 3
2005 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
2006 Banditonce Kobe Regional Leagues 12 2 4 0 - 16 2
2007 13 5 3 0 - 16 5
2008 Banditonce Kakogawa Regional Leagues 11 2 - - 11 2
Country Japan 246 31 18 2 32 4 296 37
Total 246 31 18 2 32 4 296 37

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