Yuria Obara

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Yuria Obara
Personal information
Full name Yuria Obara
Date of birth (1990-09-04) September 4, 1990 (age 33)
Place of birth Towada, Aomori, Japan
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls
Youth career
2006–2008 Tokiwagi Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2018 Albirex Niigata 146 (5)
2019– NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls
National team
2010 Japan U-20 3 (0)
2014 Japan 1 (0)
Albirex Niigata
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2011
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2013
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2015
Runner-up Empress's Cup 2016
Representing  Japan
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2014 Vietnam
AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2009 China
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019 season

Yuria Obara (小原 由梨愛, Obara Yuria, born September 4, 1990) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Obara was born in Towada on September 4, 1990. After graduating from Tokiwagi Gakuen High School, she joined Albirex Niigata in 2009. She played 146 matches for the club in 10 seasons. In 2019, she moved to NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls.

In July 2010, Obara was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2010 U-20 World Cup. In May 2014, she was selected the Japan national team for 2014 Asian Cup. At this competition, on May 18, she debuted against Jordan. Japan won the championship.

Statistics[change | change source]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. List of match in 2014 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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