Nahomi Kawasumi

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Nahomi Kawasumi
Nahomi Kawasumi in 2011.JPG
Personal information
Date of birth 23 September 1985 (1985-09-23) (age 28)
Place of birth Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club INAC Kobe Leonessa
Number 9
Youth career
2004-2007 Nippon Sport Science University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– INAC Kobe Leonessa 65 (27)
National team
2008– Japan 24 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 February 2012
Nahomi Kawasumi
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kawasumi.

Nahomi Kawasumi (川澄 奈穂美 Kawasumi Nahomi?, born 23 September 1985) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player.[1]

Kawasumi was a member of the Japan women's national football team that won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. She scored two goals during the tournament.[2]

She played on the women's 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 match in the Olympic tournament.[3]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
INAC Kobe Leonessa[2] 2008 21 3 4 2 - 25 5
2009 21 10 3 0 - 24 10
2010 18 8 4 2 5 2 27 12
2011 16 12 4 2 - 20 14
Total 76 33 15 6 5 2 96 41
Career total 76 33 15 6 5 2 96 41

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References[change | change source]

  1. London Olympics.com (London2012), Nahomi Kawasumi; retrieved 2012-7-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 FIFA.com, Nahomi Kawasumi; retrieved 2012-7-25.
  3. London2012,com, "Japan start with a win"; retrieved 2012-8-7.

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