Yuka Momiki

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Yuka Momiki
籾木 結花
Personal information
Full nameYuka Nicole Momiki [1]
Date of birth (1996-04-09) April 9, 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth New York City, United States
Height 1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Nippon TV Beleza
Number 10
Youth career
Nippon TV Beleza
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011– Nippon TV Beleza 117 (39)
Total117(39)
National team
2012 Japan U-17 3 (1)
2016 Japan U-20 6 (7)
2017– Japan 24 (8)
* 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 November 11, 2018

Yuka Momiki(籾木 結花,Momiki Yūka, born April 9, 1996) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Nippon TV Beleza and Japan national team.

Association football Team field sport

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Nippon TV Beleza, is a women's football team which plays in Division 1 of Japan's Nadeshiko League. It was a founding member of the league in 1989 and is the only Japanese women's club to have never been relegated. Its team name, "Beleza", is Portuguese for "beauty".

Japan womens national football team womens national association football team representing Japan

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Club career

Momiki was born in New York City on April 9, 1996. She joined Nippon TV Beleza from youth team in 2011. She was selected Best Eleven in 2016 and 2017.

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National team career

In 2012, Momiki was selected Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup. In 2016, she was also selected Japan U-20 national team for 2016 U-20 World Cup. At this competition, she played 6 games and scored 7 goals, and Japan won 3rd place. [2] In 2017, she was selected Japan national team for 2017 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on March 1, she debuted against Spain. She played 21 games and scored 6 goals for Japan in 2017.

The Japan women's national under-17 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association.

2012 FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup

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The Japan women's national under-20 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association.

National team statistics

[3]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2017 143
2018 73
Total216

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References

  1. "The new faces of the Nadeshiko". The Equalizer. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. FIFA
  3. List of match in 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
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