Mina Tanaka

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Mina Tanaka
田中 美南
Personal information
Full nameMina Tanaka
Date of birth (1994-04-28) April 28, 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Thailand
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Nippon TV Beleza
Number 9
Youth career
2007–2011 Nippon TV Menina
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011– Nippon TV Beleza 119 (64)
Total119(64)
National team
2010 Japan U-17 3 (1)
2012 Japan U-20 6 (0)
2013– Japan 35 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 31, 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 11, 2018

Mina Tanaka(田中 美南,Tanaka Mina, born April 28, 1994) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Nippon TV Beleza and Japan national team.

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Club career

Tanaka was born in Thailand on April 28, 1994. On May 3, 2011, she made her debut for Nippon TV Beleza in a 1–0 loss to Okayama Yunogo Belle. [1] On August 14, she scored her first goal in a 5–0 home victory against Fukuoka J. Anclas. [2] She became top scorer in 2016 and 2017. She was also elected Best Eleven for 3 years in a row (20152017).

National team career

Tanaka was part of the Japan U-17 national team that finished in second place at the 2010 U-17 World Cup and of the U-20 team that finished in third place at the 2012 U-20 World Cup. In February 2013, she received her first senior team call-up. [3] On March 8, she made her debut for Japan and scored her first goal in a 2–1 loss to Germany in the 2013 Algarve Cup. [4] In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. She played 35 games and scored 14 goals for Japan.

Club statistics

As of 12 April 2018.
ClubLeagueSeasonLeagueCup [lower-alpha 1] League Cup [lower-alpha 2] Total
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Nippon TV Beleza Nadeshiko League 1 2011 7130101
2012 1522120193
2013 171020872717
2014 21445259
2015 2314472721
2016 181842963126
2017 181557662928
2018 20000020
Total1216424222519170105
Career total1216424222519170105
  1. Includes the Empress's Cup
  2. Includes the Nadeshiko League Cup

National team statistics

As of 12 April 2018.

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2013 41
2014 00
2015 20
2016 00
2017 145
2018 158
Total3514

National team goals

Scores and results list Japan goal tally first.
GoalDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
18 March 2013Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal, Portugal  Germany 1–11–2 2013 Algarve Cup
29 April 2017 Egao Kenkō Stadium, Kumamoto, Japan  Costa Rica 2–03–0 Friendly
327 July 2017 SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, United States  Australia 1–02–4 2017 Tournament of Nations
422 October 2017Minami Nagano Sports Park Stadium, Nagano, Japan   Switzerland 2–02–0 Friendly
58 December 2017 Fukuda Denshi Arena, Chiba, Japan  South Korea 1–03–2 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship
611 December 2017 Fukuda Denshi Arena, Chiba, Japan  China PR 1–01–0 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship
71 April 2018 Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya, Japan  Ghana 1–07–1 Friendly
87 April 2018 King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman, Jordan  Jordan 4–04–0 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Honours

Club

Nippon TV Beleza

Individual

References

  1. "Match Report: Okayoma Yunogo Belle – Nippon TV Beleza" (PDF) (in Japanese). Nadeshiko League. 3 May 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. "Match Report: Nippon TV Beleza – Fukuoka J. Anclas" (PDF) (in Japanese). Nadeshiko League. 14 August 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  3. "アルガルベカップ(3/6~13)日本女子代表(なでしこジャパン) メンバー" (in Japanese). Japan Football Association. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. "Match Report: Germany – Japan" (PDF). Portuguese Football Federation. 8 March 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  5. List of match in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
  6. 1 2 "2017年度プレナスなでしこリーグ/プレナスチャレンジリーグ表彰式" (in Japanese). Nadeshiko League. Retrieved 11 March 2018.