Shiro Azumi

Japanese association football player

Shiro Azumi (安積 四郎, Azumi Shiro) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Shiro Azumi
Personal information
Full name Shiro Azumi
Place of birth Japan
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Meisei Commercial High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Osaka SC
National team
1923–1925 Japan 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

BiographyEdit

After graduating from Meisei Commercial High School, Azumi played for Osaka SC which was founded by his alma mater high school graduates and many Japan national team players Kiyoo Kanda, Fukusaburo Harada, Usaburo Hidaka, Toshio Hirabayashi, Setsu Sawagata, Kikuzo Kisaka, Yoshio Fujiwara, Shumpei Inoue, Yoshimatsu Oyama, Toshio Miyaji, Uichiro Hatta, Sakae Takahashi and Kiyonosuke Marutani were playing in those days.

In May 1923, Azumi was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Osaka. At this competition, on May 23, he debuted against Philippines. This match is Japan team first match in "International A Match". He also played at 1925 Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. He played 3 games for Japan until 1925. But Japan lost in both matches.

StatisticsEdit

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1923 2 0
1924 0 0
1925 1 0
Total 0

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