|Full name||Megumi Sakata|
|Date of birth||October 18, 1971|
|Place of birth||Ozu, Kumamoto, Japan|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|1987–1989||Ozu High School|
|1994–1996||Prima Ham FC Kunoichi||34||(0)|
|1999–2002||Tasaki Perule FC||38||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Sakata was born in Ozu, Kumamoto on October 18, 1971. After graduating from Ozu High School, she joined for Nissan FC in 1990. However, the club was disbanded end of 1993 season. She moved to Prima Ham FC Kunoichi. She retired end of 1996 season. In 1999, she came back at Tasaki Perule FC and she played until 2002 season.
In December 1989, when Sakata was 18 years old, she was selected the Japan national team for 1989 AFC Championship. At this competition, on December 24, she debuted against Nepal. She was a member of Japan for 1991 and 1995 World Cup. She also played at 1990 Asian Games, 1991, 1993 and 1995 AFC Championship. She played 10 games for Japan until 1996.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
- Japan Football Association(in Japanese)