Megumi Sakata

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Megumi Sakata
Personal information
Full name Megumi Sakata
Date of birth (1971-10-18) October 18, 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Ozu, Kumamoto, Japan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1987–1989 Ozu High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 Nissan FC 52 (0)
1994–1996 Prima Ham FC Kunoichi 34 (0)
1999–2002 Tasaki Perule FC 38 (0)
Total 124 (0)
National team
1989–1996 Japan 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Megumi Sakata (坂田 恵, Sakata Megumi, born October 18, 1971) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

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]

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1989 1 0
1990 2 0
1991 3 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
Total 10 0

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