Yuka Momiki

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Yuka Momiki
籾木 結花
Personal information
Full nameYuka Momiki
Date of birth (1996-04-09) April 9, 1996 (age 22)
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 105 (35)
Total105(35)
National team
2012 Japan U-17 3 (1)
2016 Japan U-20 6 (4)
2017– Japan 23 (8)
* 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

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

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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".

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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 elected Best Eleven in 2016 and 2017.

New York City Largest city in the United States

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The 2016 Nadeshiko League season was won by NTV Beleza, who have won the title 14 times.

The 2017 L.League season was the 29th edition since its establishment. NTV Beleza were the defending champions, having won the Division 1 title in each of the past two seasons. The season began in March 2017 and ended in October 2017. NTV Beleza won the season, making it their 15th Division 1 title.

National team career

In 2012, Momiki was elected Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup. In 2016, she was also elected 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. [1] In 2017, she was elected 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

The 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup was the third edition of the women's football tournament, and was held in Azerbaijan from 22 September to 13 October, following a decision by the Executive Committee on 19 March 2010. Defending champions South Korea failed to qualify for the tournament. France won the title after defeating Korea DPR 1–1.

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

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2017 143
2018 73
Total216

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References

  1. FIFA
  2. List of match in 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
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