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 16 June 1987 (1987-06-16) (age 26)
Place of birth Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Left back / Left midfielder
Club information
Current club 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.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 July 2012
Aya Sameshima
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver 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 | edit 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 | edit 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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