|Full name||Akiko Sudo|
|Date of birth||April 7, 1984|
|Place of birth||Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|2000–2013||Nippon TV Beleza||156||(15)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Sudo was born in Kokubunji on April 7, 1984. She was promoted to Nippon TV Beleza from the youth team in 2000 and played until 2013. In 14 seasons, she played 156 games and scored 15 goals. The club won Nadeshiko League championship 8 times. She retired end of 2013 season.
In August 2002, Sudo was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2002 U-19 World Championship. On January 12, 2003, she debuted for the Japan national team against United States. She was a member of Japan for 2003 World Cup. She subsequently played the 2006 Asian Games, where she scored against Jordan, the 2010 EAFF Championship, which Japan won, and the 2010 Asian Cup, which marked qualification for the 2011 World Cup, which Japan eventually won. She played 15 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 2010.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|