Kana Kitahara

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Kana Kitahara
Kana Kitahara FIFA Women's World Cup CMR vs JPN June 12th, 2015.jpg
Kitahara at the 2015 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Kana Kitahara
Date of birth (1988-12-17) December 17, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Mynavi Sendai
Youth career
2004–2006 Fujieda Junshin High School
2007–2010 Kanto Gakuen University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 Albirex Niigata 93 (5)
2016– Mynavi Sendai 58 (3)
National team
2013–2015 Japan 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2019 season

Kana Kitahara (北原 佳奈, Kitahara Kana, born December 17, 1988) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Kitahara was born in Fujieda on December 17, 1988. After graduating from Kanto Gakuen University, she joined Albirex Niigata in 2011. She played 93 games in Nadeshiko League. In 2016, she moved to Mynavi Vegalta Sendai (later Mynavi Sendai).[1]

On September 22, 2013, Kitahara debuted for the Japan national team against Nigeria. In 2014, she played at 2014 Asian Games and Japan won 2nd place. She was also a member for 2015 World Cup which Japan won 2nd place. She played 9 games for Japan until 2015.

Statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 1 0
2014 6 0
2015 2 0
Total 9 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Mynavi Vegalta Sendai(in Japanese)
  2. List of match in 2013, 2014, 2015 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]