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Toshihide Saito
Personal information
Full nameToshihide Saito
Date of birth (1973-04-20) April 20, 1973 (age 48)
Place of birthShizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing positionDefender
Youth career
1989–1991Shimizu Higashi High School
1992–1995Waseda University
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1996–2006Shimizu S-Pulse244(16)
2007–2008Shonan Bellmare84(4)
2009–2013Fujieda MYFC57(6)
Total385(26)
National team
1996–1999Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Toshihide Saito (斉藤 俊秀 Saito Toshihide?, born April 20, 1973) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography

Saito was born in Shizuoka on April 20, 1973. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined his local club Shimizu S-Pulse in 1996. He played as regular player from first season. At 1996 J.League Cup, the club won the champions and he was selected "New Hero awards". End of 1996 season, he was also selected "J.League Rookie of the Year awards". The club also won the 2nd place at 1998 Emperor's Cup and 1999 J1 League, he was also selected Best Eleven in 1999. In 2000s, the club won 1999–2000 Asian Cup Winners' Cup and 2001 Emperor's Cup. In 2006, he moved to J2 League club Shonan Bellmare and played in 2 season. In 2009, he was appointed playing manager of Prefectural Leagues side Fujieda MYFC. After promotion to the Japan Football League in 2011 and acceptance into J3 League for the 2014 season, Saito decided to leave the club.

Saito was capped 17 times for the Japanese national team between 1996 and 1999. His first international appearance came on August 25, 1996 in a friendly against Uruguay. He was an unused substitute at the 1998 World Cup. He also played at 1999 Copa América.

Statistics

[1][2]

Club performance League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J. League CupTotal
1996 Shimizu S-Pulse J1 League 29 2 3 0 16 0 48 2
1997 22 2 3 0 0 0 25 2
1998 33 0 5 0 1 0 39 0
1999 28 3 3 0 4 0 35 3
2000 28 3 5 0 6 0 39 3
2001 20 1 0 0 2 0 22 1
2002 20 1 2 0 1 0 23 1
2003 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2004 26 3 1 0 6 0 33 3
2005 28 0 0 0 7 1 35 1
2006 8 1 0 0 3 0 11 1
2007 Shonan Bellmare J2 League 46 4 2 0 - 48 4
2008 38 0 1 0 - 39 0
2009 Fujieda MYFC Prefectural Leagues 11 3 - - 11 3
2010 Regional Leagues 15 2 - - 15 2
2011 5 0 - - 5 0
2012 Football League 11 0 0 0 - 11 0
2013 15 1 1 0 - 16 1
Country Japan 385 26 28 0 46 1 459 27
Total 385 26 28 0 46 1 459 27

[3]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1996 2 0
1997 7 0
1998 4 0
1999 4 0
Total 17 0

References

  1. Toshihide Saito at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. Toshihide Saito at J.League (in Japanese)
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

Other websites

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