Mito Isaka

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Mito Isaka
Personal information
Full name Mito Isaka
Date of birth (1976-01-25) January 25, 1976 (age 45)
Place of birth Saitama, Japan
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Urawa Ladies
1995–???? Iga FC Kunoichi
National team
1997–2002 Japan 46 (15)
Honours
Iga FC Kunoichi
Winner Nadeshiko League 1995
Winner Nadeshiko League 1999
Runner-up Nadeshiko League 1996
Runner-up Nadeshiko League 2000
Winner Nadeshiko League Cup 1997
Winner Nadeshiko League Cup 1998
Runner-up Nadeshiko League Cup 1996
Runner-up Nadeshiko League Cup 1999
Winner Empress's Cup 1995
Winner Empress's Cup 1998
Winner Empress's Cup 2001
Runner-up Empress's Cup 1997
Runner-up Empress's Cup 1999
Representing  Japan
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 2001 Chinese Taipei
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mito Isaka (井坂 美都, Isaka Mito, born January 25, 1976) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Isaka was born in Saitama Prefecture on January 25, 1976. She joined Nadeshiko League club Urawa Ladies in 1994. She was selected Best Young Player awards in 1994 season. In 1995, she moved to Prima Ham FC Kunoichi (later Iga FC Kunoichi). In 1999 season, she scored 21 goals and became top scorer and she was selected MVP awards. She was also selected Best Eleven 3 times (1999, 2000 and 2003).

On June 15, 1997, Isaka debuted for the Japan national team against China. She played at 1998, 2002 Asian Games, 1999 and 2001 AFC Championship. She was also a member of Japan for 1999 World Cup. She played 46 games and scored 15 goals for Japan until 2002.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 1 0
1998 6 3
1999 14 5
2000 5 0
2001 11 7
2002 9 0
Total 46 15

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