Yumi Uetsuji

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Yumi Uetsuji
Personal information
Full name Yumi Uetsuji
Date of birth (1987-11-30) November 30, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Suita, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Omiya Ardija Ventus
Youth career
Speranza FC Takatsuki
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Speranza FC Takatsuki 16 (0)
2006–2011 TEPCO Mareeze 94 (11)
2011 Albirex Niigata 13 (2)
2012–2014 Vegalta Sendai 64 (17)
2015–2018 Nippon TV Beleza 56 (6)
2019–2020 Chifure AS Elfen Saitama 17 (2)
2021– Omiya Ardija Ventus
National team
2012–2015 Japan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2019 season

Yumi Uetsuji (上辻 佑実, Uetsuji Yumi, born November 30, 1987) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Uetsuji was born in Suita on November 30, 1987. She played for her local club Speranza FC Takatsuki from 2003 to 2004. In 2006, she joined TEPCO Mareeze. However, the club was disbanded for Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. In May, she moved to Albirex Niigata. In 2012, she moved to new club Vegalta Sendai. In 2015, she moved to Nippon TV Beleza.[1] She played as regular player from 2015. However her opportunity to play decreased in 2018. In 2019, she moved to Chifure AS Elfen Saitama.[2] In 2021, she moved to Omiya Ardija Ventus.[3]

On April 5, 2012, Uetsuji debuted for the Japan national team against Brazil. She played 4 games for Japan until 2015.


Statistics[change | change source]

[4]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2012 1 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 3 0
Total 4 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Nippon TV Beleza(in Japanese)
  2. Chifure AS Elfen Saitama Archived 2019-04-21 at the Wayback Machine(in Japanese)
  3. Omiya Ardija Ventus(in Japanese)
  4. List of match in 2012, 2015 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]