Hikaru Naomoto

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Hikaru Naomoto
Hikaru Naomoto 20190505.jpg
Naomoto in 2019
Personal information
Full name Hikaru Naomoto
Date of birth (1994-03-03) March 3, 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Ogori, Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Fukuoka J. Anclas 26 (0)
2012–2018 Urawa Reds 110 (9)
2018–2019 Freiburg 23 (0)
2020– Urawa Reds 16 (5)
National team
2010 Japan U-17 6 (2)
2012 Japan U-20 6 (2)
2014–2019 Japan 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2020 season

Hikaru Naomoto (猶本 光, Naomoto Hikaru, born March 3, 1994) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Naomoto was born in Ogori on March 3, 1994. In 2007, she joined her local club Fukuoka J. Anclas. After graduating from high school, she joined Urawa Reds in 2012. She was selected Best Eleven in 2014 season. In June 2018, she moved to German Bundesliga club Freiburg. In 2020, she returned to Urawa Reds.

Naomoto played for the Japan U-17 national team at 2010 U-17 World Cup Japan won the 2nd place and the U-20 team at 2012 U-20 World Cup Japan won the 3rd place. 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. In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won their second consecutive title. She played 20 games for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 6 0
2015 2 0
2016 0 0
2017 7 0
2018 3 0
2019 2 0
Total 20 0

References[change | change source]

  1. List of match in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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