Toshio Hirabayashi

Japanese association football player

Toshio Hirabayashi (平林 俊夫, Hirabayashi Toshio) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Toshio Hirabayashi
Personal information
Full name Toshio Hirabayashi
Place of birth Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Kobe Higher Commercial School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Osaka SC
National team
1923 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

BiographyEdit

After graduating from Kobe Higher Commercial School, Hirabayashi played for Osaka SC which many Japan national team players Kiyoo Kanda, Shiro Azumi, Fukusaburo Harada, Usaburo Hidaka, Setsu Sawagata, Kikuzo Kisaka, Yoshio Fujiwara and Shumpei Inoue were playing in those days.

In May 1923, Hirabayashi 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". Next day, he also played against Republic of China. But Japan lost in both matches (1-2, v Philippines and 1-5, v Republic of China). He played 2 games for Japan in 1923.

StatisticsEdit

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1923 2 0
Total 2 0

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