|Full name||Ayako Kitamoto|
|Date of birth||June 22, 1983|
|Place of birth||Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4+1⁄2 in)|
|1999–2001||Hokkaido Bunkyo University Meisei High School|
|2002–2003||Tokyo Women's College of Physical Education|
|2014–2015||Orca Kamogawa FC|
|2014–2017||Orca Kamogawa FC|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Kitamoto was born in Sapporo on June 22, 1983. After graduating from Tokyo Women's College of Physical Education, she played for Urawa Reds from 2004 to 2010. The club won Nadeshiko League champions in 2004 and 2009. She was also selected Best Eleven in 2009. She retired end of 2010 season. In 2014, she came back as playing manager at new club Orca Kamogawa FC. She played until 2015 season.
In August 2002, Kitamoto was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2002 U-19 World Championship. On June 6, 2004, she debuted for the Japan national team against United States. She played 17 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 2010.
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|Japan national team|