|Full name||Hina Sugita|
|Date of birth||January 31, 1997|
|Place of birth||Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|INAC Kobe Leonessa|
|2012–2014||Fujieda Junshin High School|
|2015–||INAC Kobe Leonessa||93||(16)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020
Biography[change | change source]
Sugita was born in Kitakyushu on January 31, 1997. After graduating from Fujieda Junshin High School, she joined Nadeshiko League club INAC Kobe Leonessa in 2015. She debuted as midfielder in 2015. She became a regular player in 2016 and was selected Best Young player award in 2016 season.
In September 2012, when Sugita was 15 years old, she was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 Women's World Cup. She played all 4 matches and scored 2 goals. In 2013, she played at 2013 AFC U-16 Women's Championship and Japan won the champions for 2 championship in a row. She also scored 6 goals and was selected MVP award. In 2014, she was selected the U-17 Japan for 2014 U-17 Women's World Cup. She played 5 matches as captain and scored 5 goals. Japan won the champions first time. She was also selected Golden Ball (MVP) award. In November 2016, she was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2016 U-20 Women's World Cup. She played all 6 matches and Japan won the 3rd place. She was also selected Golden Ball award.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|