Moeno Sakaguchi

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Moeno Sakaguchi
Sakaguchi playing for Japan
Personal information
Full name Moeno Sakaguchi
Date of birth (1992-06-04) June 4, 1992 (age 31)
Place of birth Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
INAC Kobe Leonessa
Youth career
2008–2010 Fujieda Junshin High School
2011–2012 Musashigaoka College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2019 Albirex Niigata 134 (15)
2020– INAC Kobe Leonessa 18 (0)
National team
2018–2019 Japan 12 (1)
Albirex Niigata
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2013
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2015
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2016
INAC Kobe Leonessa
Runner-up Nadeshiko League 2020
Representing  Japan
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jordan
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Moeno Sakaguchi (阪口 萌乃, Sakaguchi Moeno, born June 4, 1992) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sakaguchi was born in Kanagawa Prefecture on June 4, 1992. After graduating from Musashigaoka College, he joined Nadeshiko League club Albirex Niigata in 2013. She played 134 matches until 2019. In 2020, she moved to INAC Kobe Leonessa.

In April 2018, Sakaguchi was selected the Japan national team for 2018 Women's Asian Cup.[1] Although she did not play in the match, Japan team won the champions for 2 tournament in a row. On June 10, she debuted as substitute midfielder from the second half against New Zealand. She also played at 2018 Asian Games and Japan won the champions. She played 12 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2018 10 1
2019 2 0
Total 12 1

References[change | change source]

  1. Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
  2. List of match in 2018, 2019 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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