Torashi Shimazu

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Torashi Shimazu
島津 虎史
Personal information
Full nameTorashi Shimazu
Date of birth (1978-08-20) August 20, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1994–1996 Hamamatsu Koto High School
1999–2002 Toin University of Yokohama
Senior career*
1997–1998 Baunatal
2003–2005 Ventforet Kofu 0 (0)
2005–2008 Tokushima Vortis 83 (0)
2009 JEF United Chiba 0 (0)
2010–2011 Grulla Morioka 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Torashi Shimazu (島津 虎史, Shimazu Torashi, born August 20, 1978) is a former Japanese football player. [1]


Club statistics

Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupTotal
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
2003 Ventforet Kofu J2 League 0000-00
2004 0000-00
2005 0000-00
2005 Tokushima Vortis J2 League 7010-80
2006 23000-230
2007 26000-260
2008 27010-280
2009 JEF United Chiba J1 League 00000000

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