Masuya in 2016
|Full name||Rika Masuya|
|Date of birth||September 14, 1995|
|Place of birth||Matsushige, Tokushima, Japan|
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|2008–2013||JFA Academy Fukushima|
|2014–2020||INAC Kobe Leonessa||133||(27)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2020 season|
Biography[change | change source]
Masuya was born in Matsushige, Tokushima on September 14, 1995. After graduating from JFA Academy Fukushima, she joined INAC Kobe Leonessa in 2014. She played 133 matches and scored 27 goals for the club. In 2021, she moved to new club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
In September 2012, Masuya was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup. On September 13, 2014, when she was 18 years old, she debuted for the Japan national team against Ghana. She played for Japan at 2014 Asian Games. She played 6 games and scored 2 goals. Japan won the 2nd place. In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. She played 27 games and scored 6 goals for Japan until 2018.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|