Aya Sameshima

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Aya Sameshima
Aya Sameshima in 2011.JPG
Aya Sameshima playing for Japan against Sweden in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup semi finals
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-06-16) 16 June 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Left back / Left midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vegalta Sendai
Number 9
Youth career
1995–2002 Kawachi SC Juvenile
2003–2005 Tokiwagi Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Tepco Mareeze 98 (18)
2011 Boston Breakers 6 (0)
2011–2012 Montpellier 18 (0)
2012– Vegalta Sendai
National team
2008– Japan 46 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 July 2012
Aya Sameshima
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Sameshima.

Aya Sameshima (鮫島 彩, Sameshima Aya, born 16 June 1987) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player.[1]

Sameshima was a member of the Japan women's national football team that won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[1] She was a member of the women's team which won a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics at London.[2]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tepco Mareeze 2006 17 1 2 0 - 19 1
2007 21 8 3 0 4 3 28 11
2008 21 5 3 0 - 24 5
2009 21 1 3 1 - 24 2
2010 18 3 2 0 5 3 25 6
Total 98 18 13 1 9 6 120 25
Boston Breakers[3] 2011 5 0 - - 5 0
Total 5 0 - - 5 0
Montpellier[3] 2011-2012 18 0 5 0 - 23 0
Total 18 0 5 0 - 23 0
Vegalta Sendai[3] 2012
Career total 121 18 18 1 9 6 148 25

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 FIFA.com, Aya Sameshima; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  2. London2012.com, Aya Sameshima; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Soccerway.com, A. Sameshima; retrieved 2012-8-9.

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