Asano Nagasato

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Asano Nagasato
Asano Nagasato 2014 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Asano Nagasato
Date of birth 24 January 1989 (1989-01-24) (age 28)
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.
† Appearances (Goals).
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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