Riho Sakamoto

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Riho Sakamoto
Personal information
Full name Riho Sakamoto
Date of birth (1992-07-07) July 7, 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Tochigi, Japan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2008–2010 Tokiwagi Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Urawa Reds 29 (0)
2015–2018 AC Nagano Parceiro 69 (8)
2019–2020 NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls 18 (1)
National team
2012 Japan U-20 1 (0)
2017 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019 season

Riho Sakamoto (坂本 理保, Sakamoto Riho, born July 7, 1992) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sakamoto was born in Tochigi Prefecture on July 7, 1992. After graduating from Tokiwagi Gakuen High School, she joined Urawa Reds in 2011.[1] She moved to AC Nagano Parceiro in 2015.[2] She played 69 matches until 2018. In 2019, she moved to NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls. She left the club end of 2020 season.[3]

In 2012, Sakamoto was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2012 U-20 World Cup. Japan won the 3rd place. On July 30, 2017, she debuted for the Japan national team against Australia.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2017 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Urawa Reds Archived 2021-04-30 at the Wayback Machine(in Japanese)
  2. AC Nagano Parceiro Archived 2018-03-11 at the Wayback Machine(in Japanese)
  3. NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls(in Japanese)
  4. List of match in 2017 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]