|Full name||Eriko Arakawa|
|Date of birth||October 30, 1979|
|Place of birth||Nerima, Tokyo, Japan|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|1997–2009||Nippon TV Beleza||140||(68)|
|2009||Nippon TV Beleza||4||(1)|
|2013–2014||AS Elfen Saitama||40||(30)|
|2015||Nippon TV Beleza||2||(0)|
|2016||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama||14||(4)|
|2017||Nippon Sport Science University Fields Yokohama||12||(4)|
|2018–||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 31, 2017
Arakawa was born in Nerima, Tokyo on October 30, 1979. In 1997, she was high school student, she joined L.League club Yomiuri-Seiyu Beleza (later Nippon TV Beleza). she was elected Best Eleven in 2003 and 2004. In the September 2008 WPS International Draft, she was drafted by FC Gold Pride in the top level US based Women's Professional Soccer league.
In her first appearance for FC Gold Pride, Arakawa scored the club's first ever goal against Boston Breakers leading to a 2–1 victory. It would turn out to be her only goal of the season. Following the end of the 2009 WPS season, she was back to Nippon TV Beleza.
In 2010, she moved to Urawa Reds. From 2013, she played for Chifure AS Elfen Saitama (2013-2014, 2016), Nippon TV Beleza (2015) and Nippon Sport Science University Fields Yokohama (2017). She is currently playing for Chifure AS Elfen Saitama from 2018.
National team career
On June 10, 2000, Arakawa debuted for Japan national team against Canada. She was a member of Japan for 2003, 2007 World Cup, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She played 72 games and scored 20 goals for Japan until 2011.
|FC Gold Pride||2009||WPS||19||11||1088||1||1||–||–||–||–||–||19||11||1088||1||1|
National team statistics
|Japan national team|
- "FC Gold Pride Finalizes Player Loan Agreement With NTV Beleza". FC Gold Pride. 1 September 2009. Archived from the original on 6 September 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2009. External link in
- Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
- List of match in 2010, 2011 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
- Eriko Arakawa – FIFA competition record
- Japan Football Association player profile
- NTV Beleza player profile
- FC Gold Pride player profile
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