Kitahara at the 2015 World Cup
|Full name||Kana Kitahara|
|Date of birth||December 17, 1988|
|Place of birth||Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|2004–2006||Fujieda Junshin High School|
|2007–2010||Kanto Gakuen University|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2019 season|
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).
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]
|Japan national team|