Akemi Iwata

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Akemi Iwata
Personal information
Full name Akemi Iwata
Date of birth (1954-01-19) January 19, 1954 (age 69)
Place of birth Japan
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FC Jinnan
National team
1981 Japan 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Akemi Iwata (岩田 明美, Iwata Akemi, born January 19, 1954) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

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Iwata was born on January 19, 1954. In June 1981, when she was 17 years old, she was selected the Japan national team for 1981 AFC Championship. At this competition, on June 11, she debuted against Thailand. She played in 2 matches at this championship. In September, she also played against Italy. However Japan was defeated this match by a score of 0–9. This is the biggest defeat in the history of Japan national team. She played 3 games for Japan in 1981.

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1981 3 0
Total 3 0

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