|Full name||Asuna Tanaka|
|Date of birth||April 23, 1988|
|Place of birth||Sakai, Osaka, Japan|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|2007–2008||Tasaki Perule FC||32||(2)|
|2009–2013||INAC Kobe Leonessa||80||(15)|
|2014–2017||INAC Kobe Leonessa||39||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 31, 2017|
Asuna Tanaka(田中 明日菜Tanaka Asuna, born February 23, 1988) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Gyeongju KHNP. She played for Japan national team.
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Gyeongju Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power WFC, also known as Gyeongju KHNP Women's Football Club, is a South Korean women's football club. The club was announced in October 2016 as an expansion team of WK League. It is run by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, similar to the men's team Gyeongju Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power FC, and play their home games at Gyeongju Civic Stadium.
Tanaka was born in Sakai on April 23, 1988. After graduating from high school, she joined Tasaki Perule FC in 2007. However, the club was disbanded in 2008 due to financial strain. She moved to INAC Kobe Leonessa in 2009. She was elected Best Eleven in 2011 and 2012. She moved to German Bundesliga club Frankfurt in July 2013.In October 2014, she returned to INAC Kobe Leonessa. She moved to Korean WK League club Gyeongju KHNP.
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Tasaki Perule FC was a women's football team which played in Division 1 of Japan's Nadeshiko League. It founded the league back in 1976. The club was disbanded in 2008.
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In November 2008, Tanaka was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2008 U-20 World Cup.In March 2011, Asuna Tanaka was elected Japan national team for 2011 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on March 4, she debuted against Finland. In July, she played at 2011 World Cup and Japan won the championship. She also played at 2012 Summer Olympics and 2015 World Cup. Japan won 2nd place at both tournaments. She played 39 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 2016.
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|Tasaki Perule FC||2007||13||0||3||0||3||0||19||0|
|INAC Kobe Leonessa||2009||19||4||3||1||-||22||5|
|Japan national team|
|1.||1 September 2011||Jinan, China||Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics Qualifiers|
|2.||11 September 2011||Jinan, China||Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics Qualifiers|
|3.||2 March 2012||Faro, Portugal||2012 Algarve Cup|
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