Kiryu in 2014
|Full name||Nanase Kiryu|
|Date of birth||October 31, 1989|
|Place of birth||Kanagawa, Japan|
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3+1⁄2 in)|
|2007||Nippon TV Beleza|
|2007–2013||Nippon TV Beleza||94||(25)|
|2014||Sky Blue FC||16||(0)|
|2014–2015||Nippon TV Beleza||18||(2)|
|2017–2019||Okayama Yunogo Belle|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2015 season|
Biography[change | change source]
Kiryu was born in Kanagawa Prefecture on October 31, 1989. From 2007, she played for Nippon TV Beleza in Nadeshiko League. During her career with the team, she scored 25 goals in her 94 appearances. In February 2014, she signed with Sky Blue FC in the National Women's Soccer League, where she played for one season before returning to Nippon TV Beleza. In January 2016, Kiryu signed with Chinese Division 2 club Guangdong Haiyin, in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. In 2017, she returned to Japan and joined Okayama Yunogo Belle.
On January 13, 2010, Kiryu debuted for the Japan national team against Denmark. She was a member of Japan for 2014 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. She played 16 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 2014.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|