Yuika Sugasawa

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Yuika Sugasawa
菅澤 優衣香
Yuika Sugasawa FIFA Women's World Cup CMR vs JPN June 12th, 2015 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full nameYuika Sugasawa
Date of birth (1990-10-05) October 5, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Chiba, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Number 9
Youth career
2006–2008 JFA Academy Fukushima
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–2012 Albirex Niigata 60 (19)
2013–2016 JEF United Chiba 79 (44)
2017– Urawa Reds 36 (16)
Total175(79)
National team
2010 Japan U-20 2 (0)
2010– Japan 65 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 31, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 14, 2019

Yuika Sugasawa(菅澤 優衣香,Sugasawa Yuika, born October 5, 1990) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Urawa Reds. She also plays for Japan national team.

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Club career

Sugasawa was born in Chiba on October 5, 1990. She joined Albirex Niigata from JFA Academy Fukushima in 2008. In 2013, she moved to her local club JEF United Chiba. She became top scorer in 2014 and 2015. In 2017, she moved to Urawa Reds. She was selected Best Eleven 3 times (2014, 2015 and 2017).

Albirex Niigata Ladies

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JFA Academy Fukushima LSC (JFAアカデミー福島) is a Japanese women's football team which plays Japan Women's Football League from 2010.

JEF United Chiba Ladies, also known by their full name, JEF United Ichihara Chiba Ladies, is a Japanese women's football club that plays in the Nadeshiko League.

National team career

On January 13, 2010, Sugasawa debuted for Japan national team against Denmark. [1] In July, she was selected Japan U-20 national team for 2010 U-20 World Cup and she played 2 matches. [2] She then scored the first goal for Japan senior team in a 2–0 victory over Denmark on March 2, 2012 which won the 2012 Algarve Cup. [3] She was a member of Japan for 2015 World Cup and Japan won 2nd place. In Asia, she was also a member for 2014 and 2018 Asian Cup. Japan won the championship at both tournaments. She played 60 games and scored 17 goals for Japan.

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Club statistics

As of December 31, 2018
ClubSeasonLeagueCupLeague CupTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Albirex Niigata 2008 112--112
2009 17210-182
2010 181034112215
2011 14543-188
2012 00100010
Total601997117027
JEF United Chiba 2013 11422952211
2014 282031-3121
2015 231530-2615
2016 17531103309
Total794411414810456
Urawa Reds 2017 18942732914
2018 18745412613
Total3616871145527
Career total1757928182613229110

National team statistics

As of June 14, 2019

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Honors

Runner-Up: 2015
Champion: 2014, 2018
Gold medal: 2018
Silver medal: 2014
Top scorers: 2014, 2015
Best eleven: 2014, 2015

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References

  1. "若手中心のメンバーでデンマークを破る!". JFA. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  2. FIFA
  3. "アルガルべカップ2012 グループB 第2戦(vsデンマーク)試合結果、監督コメント". JFA . 3 March 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  4. List of match in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
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