Koji Kondo (footballer) facts for kids
|Full name||Koji Kondo|
|Date of birth||April 28, 1972|
|Place of birth||Kariya, Aichi, Japan|
|Date of death||April 17, 2003(aged 30)|
|Place of death||Toyoake, Aichi, Japan|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 91⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Defender|
|1988–1990||Shizuoka Gakuen High School|
Kondo was born in Kariya on April 28, 1972. After graduating from Shizuoka Gakuen High School, he joined Matsushita Electric (later Gamba Osaka) in 1991. From 1992, he played as regular player at many positions, midfielder and side-back. However at 1996 Emperor's Cup on December 29, he hit his head with opponent. A brain tumor was found by the examination. This match became his last match. He left the club in June 1998. He played 133 games and scored 4 goals in the league.
On April 17, 2003, Kondo died of brain tumor in Toyoake at the age of 30.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J. League Cup||Total|
|1991/92||Matsushita Electric||JSL Division 1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1992||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||-||3||0||9||0||12||0|
|Japan national team|
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