Usaburo Hidaka

Japanese association football player

Usaburo Hidaka (日高 卯三郎, Hidaka Usaburo) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Usaburo Hidaka
Personal information
Full name Usaburo Hidaka
Place of birth Japan
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Meisei Commercial High 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

Hidaka played for Osaka SC which was founded by his alma mater Meisei Commercial High School graduates and many Japan national team players Kiyoo Kanda, Shiro Azumi, Fukusaburo Harada, Toshio Hirabayashi, Setsu Sawagata, Kikuzo Kisaka, Yoshio Fujiwara and Shumpei Inoue were playing in those days.

In May 1923, Hidaka 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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