|Full name||Minori Sato|
|Date of birth||2 March 1991|
|Place of birth||Gunma, Japan|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|2006–2008||Maebashi Ikuei High School|
|2010||→ Gulbene-2005 (loan)||7||(10)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
Sato started his professional career in the J. League Division 2. In 2010, after a trial with the Primera División de México club Puebla FC, he signed a 4-year contract. The same year he was sent on loan to FB Gulbene, that time playing in the Latvian First League, in order to gain experience before joining Puebla FC back from loan. He scored 10 goals in 7 games there, attracting interest from other Latvian clubs. In March, 2011 he signed a contract with Virsliga club FK Ventspils for one season. He managed to win the Latvian Cup with the team, beating Liepājas Metalurgs in the final. He played 12 matches there, without scoring any goals before being transferred to another Latvian Higher League team Skonto Riga in August 2011. Sato played 38 league matches, scoring 3 goals for Skonto during 2 seasons in the Latvian Higher League with the club. In March 2013 he was transferred to the Belarusian Premier League club Dinamo Brest.
- As of 30 April 2015
|FB Gulbene 2005 (loan)||2010||7||10||1||1||-||-||8||11|
3Includes Baltic League.
Awards and honours
- "Players 4 year signing contract". Retrieved November 12, 2010.
- "Ventspils" paraksta līgumus ar japāņiem Sato un Šibamuru (in Latvian) Sportacentrs.com
- "All about Skonto FC".
- "Бунёдкор" подписал японца. Championat.asia (in Russian). 2014-03-13.
- О Экс-игрок брестского "Динамо" Минори Сато подписал контракт с чемпионами Узбекистана. Прессбол (in Russian). 2014-03-13.
- "Bunyodkor sign contract with Minori Sato". UZdaily. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
- "Sato Minori is 25-foreigner". FC Bunyodkor. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- "Japan - M. Sato - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway".