Hiroshi Hirakawa

Japanese association football player

Hiroshi Hirakawa (平川 弘, Hirakawa Hiroshi, born January 10, 1965) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Hiroshi Hirakawa
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Hirakawa
Date of birth (1965-01-10) January 10, 1965 (age 56)
Place of birth Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
1980–1982 Chigasaki High School
1983–1986 Juntendo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1994 Yokohama Marinos 110 (4)
1995 Yokohama Flügels 13 (1)
1996 Consadole Sapporo 5 (0)
Total 128 (5)
National team
1985–1992 Japan 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

BiographyEdit

Hirakawa was born in Kanagawa Prefecture on January 10, 1965. After graduating from Juntendo University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Nissan Motors (later Yokohama Marinos) in 1987. From 1988 to 1990, the club won all three major title in Japan; Japan Soccer League, JSL Cup and Emperor's Cup for two years in a row. During the 1990s, the club won the 1990 JSL Cup, 1991 and 1992 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club won the 1991–92 and 1992–93 Asian Cup Winners' Cups. Toward the end of his career, he played for Yokohama Flügels in 1995 and Consadole Sapporo in 1996. He retired in 1996.

In March 1985, Hirakawa was selected the Japan national team for 1986 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on March 21, he debuted against North Korea. After he joined Nissan Motors, he was selected Japan again in 1988 and 1989. In 1992, he also played 1 game for the first time in 3 years. He played 13 games for Japan until 1992.

StatisticsEdit

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1987/88 Nissan Motors JSL Division 1 20 1 0 0 20 1
1988/89 12 1 5 2 12 1
1989/90 14 0 4 0 18 0
1990/91 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991/92 22 0 3 1 25 1
1992 Yokohama Marinos J1 League - 0 0 9 1 9 1
1993 31 2 3 0 5 0 39 2
1994 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
1995 Yokohama Flügels J1 League 13 1 0 0 - 13 1
1996 Consadole Sapporo Football League 5 0 0 0 - 5 0
Country Japan 128 5 3 0 26 4 157 9
Total 128 5 3 0 26 4 157 9

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1985 6 0
1986 0 0
1987 0 0
1988 4 0
1989 2 0
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
Total 13 0

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