Shoko Mikami

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Shoko Mikami
Personal information
Full name Shoko Mikami
Date of birth (1981-01-08) January 8, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth Ichihara, Chiba, Japan
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Nikko Securities Dream Ladies
1999–2001 Tasaki Perule FC
2002–2003 JEF United Ichihara
2007–2009 JEF United Chiba
National team
1999 Japan 3 (2)
Teams managed
2014–2017 JEF United Chiba
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shoko Mikami (三上 尚子, Mikami Shoko, born January 8, 1981) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Mikami was born in Ichihara on January 8, 1981. In 1996, she joined Nikko Securities Dream Ladies. The club also won Nadeshiko League championship for 3 years in a row (1996-1998). However, the club was disbanded in 1998 due to financial strain. She moved to Tasaki Perule FC. In 2001 season, she was selected Best Eleven. In 2002, she moved to her local club JEF United Ichihara (later JEF United Chiba). In 2003, she went to United States and played university team. In 2007, she returned to JEF United Chiba. In 2009, she retired.

In November 1999, Mikami was selected the Japan national team for 1999 AFC Championship. At this competition, on November 12, she debuted and scored 2 goals against Nepal. She played 3 games and scored 2 goals for Japan in 1999.

After retirement, Mikami became coach for youth team at JEF United Chiba. In 2014, she became manager for top team.[1] She managed the team until 2017 season.[2]

Statistics[change | change source]

[3]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 3 2
Total 3 2

References[change | change source]

  1. JEF United Chiba(in Japanese)
  2. JEF United Chiba(in Japanese)
  3. Japan Football Association(in Japanese)