Ayumi Hara

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Ayumi Hara
原 歩
Personal information
Full name Ayumi Hara
Date of birth (1979-02-21) February 21, 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–2001 Nippon TV Beleza 108 (24)
2002–2005 Iga FC Kunoichi 61 (20)
2006–2009 INAC Kobe Leonessa 76 (21)
2013–2014 AS Elfen Saitama 0 (0)
Total 245 (65)
National team
1998–2008 Japan 42 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ayumi Hara (原 歩, Hara Ayumi, born February 21, 1979) is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Hara was born in Hachioji on February 21, 1979. In 1993, when she was 14 years old, she debuted for Yomiuri Nippon SC Ladies Beleza (later Nippon TV Beleza). In 2000 season, she was elected MVP awards in L.League. She played for the club until 2001. From 2002, she played for Iga FC Kunoichi (2002-2005) and INAC Kobe Leonessa (2006-2009). She retired in 2009. She played 245 matches at 3 clubs in L.League and she was elected Best Eleven 3 times (1999, 2000 and 2008). In July 2013, she came back at AS Elfen Sayama FC (later AS Elfen Saitama) until end of 2014 season.[1]

National team career[edit]

On May 17, 1998, when Hara was 18 years old, she debuted for Japan national team against United States.[2] She was a member of Japan for 1999, 2007 World Cup and 2008 Summer Olympics.[3] She played 42 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 2008.

National team statistics[edit]

[2]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1998 3 0
1999 12 1
2000 6 0
2001 4 0
2002 2 0
2003 0 0
2004 1 0
2005 1 0
2006 0 0
2007 5 0
2008 8 1
Total 42 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ AS Elfen Sayama FC(in Japanese)
  2. ^ a b Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
  3. ^ FIFA

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