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  • HometownKanagawa, Japan
  • PositionMidfielder
  • Number7
7

Professional soccer career and highlights:

  • Signed with Sky Blue FC on February 18, 2014
  • Had a total of 127 appearances and 40 goals with NTV Beleza 2007-2013
  • Was named to the “Best 11” for the 2013 season, scoring 14 goals in 28 appearances
  • 3x League Champion 2007, 2008, 2010
  • 3x League Cup Champion 2007, 2010, 2012
  • 2x Empress Cup Champion 2008, 2009
  • Member of FC Komazawa from 2002-2007, and was the team MVP and leading scorer in 2007

National Team and achievements:

  • Algarve Cup 2012, 2014
  • Asian Cup 2010
  • Japanese Women’s National Team debut – Bicentennial Women’s Cup 2010 in Chile

Personal:

  • Hobbies include cycling and shopping
  • Player she admires the most is Zinedine Zidane
  • Goes by “Na Na,” which means “seven” in Japanese
  • Has an older brother (Kensuke) and a younger sister (Kaori)

Nanase Kiryu

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