Shinobu Ohno

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Shinobu Ohno
Shinobu Ohno in 2011.JPG
Ohno at the 2011 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Shinobu Ohno
Date of birth (1984-01-23) January 23, 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1+12 in)
Position(s) Forward, Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2010 Nippon TV Beleza 192 (136)
2011–2012 INAC Kobe Leonessa 34 (25)
2013 Olympique Lyonnais 5 (0)
2013 AS Elfen Sayama FC 8 (2)
2014 Arsenal WFC 10 (0)
2015–2017 INAC Kobe Leonessa 55 (15)
2018–2019 Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara 31 (2)
Total 335 (180)
National team
2002 Japan U-20 4 (3)
2003–2016 Japan 139 (40)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shinobu Ohno (大野 忍, Ōno Shinobu, born January 23, 1984) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Ohno was born in Zama on January 23, 1984. She played for Nippon TV Beleza from 1999 to 2010. In 12 seasons, she played 192 matches and scored 136 goals. She became top scorer 3 times (2007, 2008 and 2010) and she was selected MVP awards 3 times (2005, 2007 and 2010). She was also selected Best Eleven 8 times (2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010). The club won Nadeshiko League championship 8 times and 2nd position 4 times. In 2011, she moved to INAC Kobe Leonessa. In 2011 season, she became top scorer with teammate Nahomi Kawasumi. From 2013, she played for Olympique Lyonnais (2013), AS Elfen Sayama FC (2013), Arsenal WFC (2014), INAC Kobe Leonessa (2015-2017) and Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara (2018-2019). She retired end of 2019 season.[1]

In August 2002, Ohno was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2002 U-19 World Championship. She played 4 games and scored 3 goals. On January 12, 2003, she debuted for the Japan national team against United States. Her first major tournament was the 2006 Asian Cup, where Japan placed fourth. The following year she played in the 2007 World Cup, but Japan fell in the group stage. She also competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and the 2011 World Cup, where she scored a goal in the group stage match against Mexico as Japan won the championship. Ohno started the final against the United States. She then competed for the Japanese silver medal-winning team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At 2015 World Cup, Japan won 2nd position. At 2016 Summer Olympics qualifying tournament, following Japan's failure to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. This qualifying became her last match for Japan. She played 139 games and scored 40 goals for Japan until 2016.

Statistics[change | change source]

[2][3]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 5 2
2004 1 3
2005 7 1
2006 16 4
2007 17 8
2008 19 7
2009 3 2
2010 12 6
2011 17 3
2012 15 2
2013 7 1
2014 6 0
2015 12 0
2016 2 1
Total 139 40

References[change | change source]

  1. Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara(in Japanese)
  2. Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
  3. List of match in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]