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Yuriko Shima

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Yuriko Shima
Personal information
Full name Yuriko Shima
Date of birth (1959-07-12) July 12, 1959 (age 64)
Place of birth Japan
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FC Jinnan
National team
1981 Japan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yuriko Shima (島 由理子, Shima Yuriko, born July 12, 1959) is a former Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

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Shima was born on July 12, 1959. She played for FC Jinnan. The club won the 1979 Empress's Cup. At the final, she scored a winning goal and was selected MVP awards.

In June 1981, Shima was selected the Japan national team for 1981 AFC Championship. At this competition, on June 7, she debuted against Chinese Taipei. This match is Japan team first match in "International A Match". She played in all 3 matches at this championship. In September, she also played against Italy. However Japan was defeated this match by a score of 0–9. This is the biggest defeat in the history of Japan national team. She played 4 games for Japan in 1981.

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Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1981 4 0
Total 4 0

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