Tamotsu Suzuki

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Tamotsu Suzuki
Personal information
Full name Tamotsu Suzuki
Date of birth (1947-04-29) 29 April 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Youth career
1966–1969 Rikkyo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1974 Nissan Motors
Teams managed
1985 Nissan Motors
1987–1989 Nissan FC Ladies
1989–1996 Japan Women
1996–1998 Nikko Securities Dream Ladies
1999 Japan Women
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tamotsu Suzuki (鈴木 保, Suzuki Tamotsu, born 29 April 1947) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He managed Japan women's national team.

Playing career[edit]

Suzuki was born in Saitama on 29 April 1947. After graduating from Rikkyo University, he played for Nissan Motors from 1972 to 1974.

Coaching career[edit]

From 1975, Suzuki became coach for Nissan Motors. He managed for Nissan Motors (1985) and Nissan FC Ladies (1987–1989). In 1989, he became manager for Japan women's national team.[1] He managed 3 world tournament, 1991, 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup and 1996 Summer Olympics. In Asia, Japan won 2nd place 4 times, AFC Women's Asian Cup (1991, 1995) and Asian Games (1990, 1994). In 1996, he became manager for Nikko Securities Dream Ladies and won L.League champions for 3 years in a row to 1998. The club was disbanded end of 1998 season. In 1999, he became manager for Japan women's national team for 1999 AFC Women's Championship again.


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