Yoko Tanaka

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Yoko Tanaka
Yōko Tanaka 2012 (cropped).JPG
2012 U-20 World Cup Awards Ceremony
Personal information
Full name Yoko Tanaka
Date of birth (1993-07-30) July 30, 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting Huelva
Youth career
2006–2011 JFA Academy Fukushima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 INAC Kobe Leonessa 34 (8)
2015–2019 Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara 88 (35)
2019– Sporting Huelva
National team
2008–2010 Japan U-17 9 (4)
2012 Japan U-20 6 (6)
2013 Japan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019 season

Yoko Tanaka (田中 陽子, Tanaka Yoko, born July 30, 1993) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Tanaka was born in Yamaguchi on July 30, 1993. After graduating from JFA Academy Fukushima, she joined INAC Kobe Leonessa in 2012. In 2014, she moved to Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara. In July 2019, she moved to Sporting Huelva.[1]

Tanaka was a member of the Japan U-17 national team for 2008 and 2010 U-17 World Cup. At 2010, she played 6 games and 4 goals, and U-17 Japan team won the 2nd place. She was also a member of the U-20 team for 2012 U-20 World Cup in Japan. She played 6 games and 6 goals. She was selected Silver Shoe awards and Japan won the 3rd place. In March 2013, she was selected the Japan national team for 2013 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on March 6, she debuted against Norway. She played 4 games for Japan in 2013.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 4 0
Total 4 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara(in Japanese)
  2. List of match in 2013 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]