Aya Miyama

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Aya Miyama in 2011.jpg
Miyama starring in the 2011 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Aya Miyama
Date of birth 28 January 1985 (1985-01-28) (age 29)
Place of birth Ōamishirasato, Chiba, Japan
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Okayama Yunogo Belle
Number 10
Youth career
Yomiuri Menina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 NTV Beleza 6 (2)
2001–2008 Okayama Yunogo Belle 110 (62)
2009 Los Angeles Sol 20 (0)
2009 Okayama Yunogo Belle (loan) 6 (1)
2010 Saint Louis Athletica 5 (0)
2010 Atlanta Beat 17 (1)
2010– Okayama Yunogo Belle 23 (13)
Total 187 (79)
National team
2003– Japan 115 (29)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2011 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 July 2012 (UTC)
Aya Miyama
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Miyama.

Aya Miyama (宮間 あや Miyama Aya?, born 28 January 1985) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player.[1]

Miyama was a member of the Japan women's national football team that won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

She was named the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Player of the Year in 2011[2]

Miyama was a member of the women's team in the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing.[3] She was elected captain of the team which won a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.Her play was highlighted when she scored a crucial goal in her team's first game.[4]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
NTV Beleza 1999 0 0 -
2000 6 2 - -
Total 6 2 -
Okayama Yunogo Belle 2003 16 13 2 1 - - 18 14
2004 14 17 - -
2005 21 8 4 4 - - 25 12
2006 17 6 4 0 - - 21 16
2007 21 9 2 0 0 0 - 23 9
2008 21 9 2 1 - - 23 10
Total 110 62 0 0 -
Los Angeles Sol 2009 20 0 - - 1 0 21 0
Total 20 0 - - 1 0 21 0
Okayama Yunogo Belle 2009 6 1 2 2 - - 8 3
Total 6 1 2 2 - - 8 3
Saint Louis Athletica 2010 5 0 - - - 5 0
Total 5 0 - - - 5 0
Atlanta Beat 2010 17 1 - - - 17 1
Total 17 1 - - - 17 1
Okayama Yunogo Belle 2010 7 4 2 0 0 0 - 9 4
2011 16 9 3 1 - - 19 10
2012 - -
Total 23 13 5 1 0 0 - 18 14
Career total 187 79 1 0

1Includes 2009 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. London Olympics.com (London2012), Aya Miyama; retrieved 2012-7-25.
  2. Asian Football Confederation (AFC), AFC Women Player of the Year: Aya Miyama; retrieved 2012-7-25.
  3. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Aya Miyama"; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  4. London2012,com, "Japan start with a win"; retrieved 2012-8-7.

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