Chinatsu Kira

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Chinatsu Kira
Personal information
Full name Chinatsu Kira
Date of birth (1991-07-05) July 5, 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Usuki, Oita, Japan
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder, Forward
Youth career
2007–2009 Kamimura Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2019 Urawa Reds 157 (52)
2020– Melbourne City
National team
2008 Japan U-17 3 (4)
2014 Japan 12 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019 season

Chinatsu Kira (吉良 知夏, Kira Chinatsu, born July 5, 1991) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kira was born in Usuki on July 5, 1991. After graduating from Kamimura Gakuen High School, she joined for Urawa Reds in 2010. She was selected Best Young Player awards in 2011 season. She played for the club 157 matches and scored 52 goals. She left the club end of 2019 season. In December 2020, she signed with Melbourne City.

In August 2008, Kira was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2008 U-17 World Cup. She played 3 games and scored 4 goals. On May 8, 2014, she debuted for the Japan national team against New Zealand. She was a member of Japan for 2014 Asian Cup and 2014 Asian Games. Japan won the championship at Asian Cup and the 2nd place at Asian Games. She played 12 games and scored 5 goals for Japan in 2014.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 12 5
Total 12 5

References[change | change source]

  1. List of match in 2014 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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