Kozue Ando

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Kozue Ando
Kozue Ando in 2011.JPG
Kozue Ando playing for Japan in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-07-09) 9 July 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FCR 2001 Duisburg
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Saitama Reinas 45 (30)
2005-2009 Urawa Red Diamonds 101 (68)
2009– FCR 2001 Duisburg 30 (11)
National team
1999– Japan 97 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2011
Kozue Ando
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Ando.

Kozue Ando (安藤 梢, Andō Kozue, born 9 July 1982) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player who competed in three Summer Olympic Games.[1]

Ando was a member of the Japan women's national football team that won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[2]

She was a member of the women's team in the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens and the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing.[1] She played on the team which won a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics at London.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Kozue Ando"; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  2. FIFA.com, Kozue Ando; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  3. London2012.com, Kozue Ando; retrieved 2012-8-10.

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