Kana Osafune

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Kana Osafune
Personal information
Full name Kana Osafune
Date of birth (1989-10-16) October 16, 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 TEPCO Mareeze 56 (1)
2011 Nippon TV Beleza 11 (0)
2012–2014 Vegalta Sendai 62 (7)
2015– Urawa Reds 92 (8)
National team
2008 Japan U-20 1 (0)
2010–2015 Japan 15 (2)
Honours
Nippon TV Beleza
Runner-up Nadeshiko League 2011
Urawa Reds
Winner Nadeshiko League 2020
Runner-up Nadeshiko League 2019
Runner-up Nadeshiko League Cup 2017
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2019
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2020
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Incheon Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Kana Osafune (長船 加奈, Osafune Kana, born October 16, 1989) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

After graduating from high school, she joined TEPCO Mareeze in 2008. However, the club was disbanded for Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011. In June, she moved to Nippon TV Beleza. In 2012, she moved to new club Vegalta Sendai. In 2013, she was selected Best Eleven. In 2015, she moved to Urawa Reds.

In November 2008, Osafune was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2008 U-20 World Cup. On January 13, 2010, she debuted for the Japan national team against Denmark. She was a member of Japan for 2010 Asian Games and Japan won the championship. She played 15 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 2015.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 3 0
2011 0 0
2012 1 0
2013 4 0
2014 6 2
2015 1 0
Total 15 2

References[change | change source]

  1. List of match in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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