Kozo Kinomoto, Japanese footballer and sports executive, Died at 68

  Business, Sports

Kozo Kinomoto was born on January 8, 1949, and died on January 15, 2017.

He was a former Japanese football player.

Kozo played for Furukawa Electric from 1972 to 1975.

Kinomoto was forced to retire due to a kidney problem.

Before his playing career, Kinomoto became a sports executive and served as director in the Japan Football League until 2003.

During his later years, Kinomoto lost both of his legs due to health issues.

Kozo Kinomoto passed way at 68 years old.