Date of birth : 1956-08-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Osaka, Japan
Nationality : Japanese
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-05-06
Takeshi Okada (born 25 August, 1956 in Osaka, Japan) is the head coach of the Japanese national soccer team.
As a player, he played 24 games and scored one goal for the Japan national football team between 1980 and 1985.
He coached Japan at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, later Consadole Sapporo (1999-2001) and Yokohama F Marinos (2003-2006).
Okada was named Japan's head coach in December 2007 to replace Ivica Osim, who suffered a stroke.
View the full website biography of Takeshi Okada.