|Full name||Akane Saito|
|Date of birth||January 12, 1993|
|Place of birth||Saitama, Japan|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|Tokiwagi Gakuen High School|
|2015–2018||AC Nagano Parceiro|
|2019–||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Saito was born in Saitama Prefecture on January 12, 1993. She played for TEPCO Mareeze. However, the club was disbanded for Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. In April 2011, she moved to her local club Urawa Reds. She moved to AC Nagano Parceiro in 2015. In 2019, she moved to her local another club, Chifure AS Elfen Saitama.
In October 2008, Saito was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2008 U-17 Women's World Cup. In July 2010, she was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2010 U-20 World Cup. In March 2011, she was selected the Japan national team for 2011 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on March 9, she debuted against Sweden.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|