Saki Kumagai

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Saki Kumagai
Saki Kumagai in 2011.JPG
Kumagai playing for Japan in 2011.
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Sapporo, Japan
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Lyon
Number 5
Youth career
2006–2008 Tokiwaki Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Urawa Red Diamonds 44 (8)
2011–2013 1. FFC Frankfurt 38 (2)
2013– Lyon 19 (3)
Total 101 (13)
National team
2008– Japan 56 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 July 2013
Saki Kumagai with Lyon.

Saki Kumagai (熊谷紗希 Kumagai Saki?, born 17 October 1990 in Sapporo, Hokkaido) is a Japanese international footballer. A Student at Tsukuba University. A central defender, she currently plays for French club Lyon in the Division 1 Féminine. She was part of Japan's World Cup-winning team in 2011, scoring the winning penalty in the final against the USA.

Career statistics[edit]

Club career[edit]

As of 12 May 2013
Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tokiwaki Gakuen 2006 - 1 0 - - 1 0
2007 - 2 0 - - 2 0
2008 - 1 0 - - 1 0
Total - 4 0 - - 4 0
Urawa Reds 2009 21 2 4 1 - - 25 3
2010 18 6 4 2 2 0 - 24 8
2011 5 0 0 0 - - 5 0
Total 44 8 8 3 2 0 - 54 11
Frankfurt 2011–12 20 2 3 0 - 8 0 31 2
2012–13 18 0 1 0 - - 19 0
Total 38 2 4 0 - 8 0 50 2
Lyon 2013–14 19 3 4 3 - 4 1 27 7
Career total 101 13 20 6 2 0 12 1 135 20

1Includes All Japan Championship, Frauen DFB Pokal and Coupe de France Féminine.

2Includes L. League Cup.

3Includes UEFA Champions League.

National team[edit]

In the final of the 2011 FIFA Women's World cup against the United States, Japan fought hard to tie the game at 2 and go to penalty shoot out. After American players such as Carli Lloyd missed their crucial penalty kicks, Kumagai hit an amazing shot to win Japan's first international title.

As of 20 July 2013
National team Year Apps Goals
Japan 2008 2 0
2009 2 0
2010 13 0
2011 16 0
2012 16 0
2013 7 0
Total 56 0

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Urawa Red Diamonds
Lyon

International[edit]

Japan
Champion (1): 2011
Gold Medal (1): 2010
Champion (1): 2010
Champion (1): 2009

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