|Full name||Yumi Obe|
|Date of birth||February 15, 1975|
|Place of birth||Sakaiminato, Tottori, Japan|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|1991–1998||Nikko Securities Dream Ladies||136||(17)|
|1999||OKI FC Winds||13||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Obe was born in Sakaiminato on February 15, 1975. She joined Nikko Securities Dream Ladies in 1991. She was selected Young Player Awards in 1991 and Best Eleven for 4 years in a row (1995-1998). 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 OKI FC Winds in 1999. But the club was disbanded end of season. She moved to YKK Tohoku Ladies SC Flappers (later TEPCO Mareeze). End of 2006 season, she retired. She was selected Best Eleven total 7 times in her career.
On August 21, 1991, when Obe was 16 years old, she debuted for the Japan national team against China. She was a member of Japan for 1991, 1995, 2003 World Cup, 1996 and 2004 Summer Olympics. She played at 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 AFC Championship, 1998 and 2002 Asian Games. She played 85 games and scored 6 goals for Japan until 2004. She was also the captain.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
- Japan Football Association(in Japanese)