Toru Araiba (right) defending.
|Full name||Toru Araiba|
|Date of birth||July 12, 1979|
|Place of birth||Hirakata, Osaka, Japan|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Left fullback|
|1995-1997||Gamba Osaka Youth|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 March 2014.
Toru Araiba (新井場 徹 Araiba Tōru?, born 12 July 1979 in Hirakata, Osaka) is a former Japanese football defender. He last played for Cerezo Osaka. He is naturally right footed but can use both feet. He mainly plays as a left full back.
Araiba was a product of the youth system of Gamba Osaka. He was a member of the Japan team for the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship finals. He made 2 first team appearances for Gamba in 1997 while he still belonged to their youth team. He signed a professional contract in 1998 and started to play regularly for the club's first team. He received a call-up for the national team by Philippe Troussier in 2001 but has not played a game for Japan. He moved to Kashima Antlers in 2004.
Last update: 31 March 2014
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||League Cup||Asia||Total|
|1997||Gamba Osaka||J. League||2||0||0||0||0||0||-||2||0|
|1999||J. League Division 1||0||0||0||0||0||0||-||0||0|
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