Saori Ariyoshi

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Saori Ariyoshi
Saori Ariyoshi FIFA Women's World Cup CMR vs JPN June 12th, 2015.jpg
Ariyoshi at the 2015 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Saori Ariyoshi
Date of birth (1987-11-01) November 1, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Saga, Saga, Japan
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 2+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Omiya Ardija Ventus
Youth career
2003–2005 Kamimura Gakuen High School
2006–2009 Nippon Sport Science University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 TEPCO Mareeze 3 (0)
2010–2020 Nippon TV Tokyo Verdy Beleza 175 (9)
2021– Omiya Ardija Ventus
National team
2012–2019 Japan 65 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Saori Ariyoshi (有吉 佐織, Ariyoshi Sayori, born November 1, 1987) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Ariyoshi was born in Saga on November 1, 1987. In 2008, when she was at Nippon Sport Science University, she debuted in the Nadeshiko League for TEPCO Mareeze. After graduating, she joined Nippon TV Beleza (later Nippon TV Tokyo Verdy Beleza) in 2010. She played 175 matches for the club. She was selected for the Best Eleven four years in a row, from 2013 to 2016). In 2021, she moved to Omiya Ardija Ventus with teammate Mizuho Sakaguchi.[1]

In February 2012, Ariyoshi was selected the Japan national team for 2012 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on February 29, she debuted against Norway. In 2014, she played at 2014 Asian Cup and 2014 Asian Games. Japan won the championship at Asian Cup and the 2nd place at Asian Games. In 2015, played at 2015 World Cup and Japan won the 2nd place. She played 6 matches and scored a goal. She was named candidates for the Golden Ball at the tournament.[2] She was also a member for 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won their second consecutive title. She played 65 games and scored 1 goals for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

[3]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2012 5 0
2013 8 0
2014 17 0
2015 12 1
2016 7 0
2017 0 0
2018 14 0
2019 2 0
Total 65 1

References[change | change source]

  1. Omiya Ardija(in Japanese)
  2. FIFA
  3. List of match in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]