Asano Nagasato

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Asano Nagasato
Asano Nagasato 2014 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Asano Nagasato
Date of birth (1989-01-24) 24 January 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Beleza 72 (20)
National team
2008– Japan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
In this Japanese name, the family name is Nagasato.

Asano Nagasato (永里 亜紗乃, Nagasato Asano, born 24 January 1989) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player.

Early life[change | change source]

Asano Nagasato was born in Atsugi, Kanagawa. She is the sister of footballers Genki Nagasato and Yūki Nagasato.[1]

International competitions[change | change source]

Nagasato was on the women's team which played in the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. Her play was highlighted when she scored against the German team.[2]

In 2012, she is a member of the Japan women's national football team. She took part in the process of qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics,[3] but she did not compete in London.

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