Tokutaro Ukon

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Tokutaro Ukon
Personal information
Full name Tokutaro Ukon
Date of birth (1913-09-23)September 23, 1913
Place of birth Kobe, Japan
Date of death March 1944 (aged 30)
Place of death Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder, Forward
Youth career
1931–1937 Keio University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kobe Club
National team
1934–1940 Japan 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Tokutaro Ukon (右近 徳太郎?, Ukon Tokutarō, September 23, 1913 – March 1944) was a Japanese football player.

Biography[edit]

Ukon was born in Kobe[1] and played for Kobe Club. He was part of the Japan national team for the 1936 Summer Olympics football competition in Berlin. He was killed in action in March 1944, Tokutaro Ukon died in Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea.[2]

National team statistics[edit]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1934 2 0
1935 0 0
1936 2 1
1937 0 0
1938 0 0
1939 0 0
1940 1 0
Total 5 1

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