Karina Maruyama

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Karina Maruyama
丸山 桂里奈
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Personal information
Full name Karina Maruyama
Date of birth (1983-03-26) March 26, 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Ota, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2001–2004 Nippon Sport Science University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 TEPCO Mareeze 86 (44)
2010 Philadelphia Independence 4 (0)
2010–2011 JEF United Chiba 14 (2)
2012–2016 Konomiya Speranza Osaka-Takatsuki 96 (13)
Total 200 (59)
National team
2002 Japan U-20 4 (0)
2002–2014 Japan 79 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Karina Maruyama (丸山 桂里奈, Maruyama Karina, born March 26, 1983) is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Maruyama was born in Ota, Tokyo on March 26, 1983. After graduating from Nippon Sport Science University, she joined TEPCO Mareeze in 2005. She was elected Best Young Player awards in 2005 season. She played until 2009 season, in 2010 went to United States. In September, she returned to Japan and joined JEF United Chiba. In 2012, she moved to Speranza FC Osaka-Takatsuki (later Konomiya Speranza Osaka-Takatsuki). She retired end of 2016 season.

National team career[edit]

In August 2002, Maruyama was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2002 U-19 World Championship.[1] In October, she was elected Japan national team for 2002 Asian Games. At this competition, on October 2, she debuted against North Korea.[2] She played in World Cup 2 times (2003 and 2011) and Summer Olympics 3 times (2004, 2008 and 2012). In the 2011 World Cup in Germany, she scored the only goal of the game, defeating the host country and taking Japan to its first ever semifinals of the tournament.[3] At 2012 Summer Olympics, Japan won the silver medal. She played 79 games and scored 14 goals for Japan until 2014.

National team statistics[edit]

[2][4]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2002 5 0
2003 12 6
2004 11 3
2005 3 0
2006 9 1
2007 1 0
2008 17 3
2009 2 0
2010 0 0
2011 8 1
2012 5 0
2013 4 0
2014 2 0
Total 79 14

National team goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 Mar 2003 Bangkok, Thailand  Thailand Unknown 0–9 Friendly Match
2. 11 Jun 2003 Bangkok, Thailand  Guam Unknown 7–0 2003 AFC Women's Championship
3. 11 Jun 2003 Bangkok, Thailand  Guam Unknown 7–0 2003 AFC Women's Championship
4. 13 Jun 2003 Bangkok, Thailand  Myanmar Unknown 7–0 2003 AFC Women's Championship
5. 15 Jun 2003 Bangkok, Thailand  Chinese Taipei Unknown 5–0 2003 AFC Women's Championship
6. 12 Jul 2003 Tokyo, Japan  Mexico 2–0 2–0 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification Play-off
7. 18 Apr 2004 Tokyo, Japan  Vietnam Unknown 7–0 Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics qualification
8. 22 Apr 2004 Tokyo, Japan  Thailand Unknown 6–0 Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics qualification
9. 22 Apr 2004 Tokyo, Japan  Thailand Unknown 6–0 Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics qualification
10. 13 Nov 2006 Karlsruhe, Germany  Germany 3–6 3–6 Friendly Match
11. 31 May 2008 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Chinese Taipei 0–6 0–11 2008 AFC Women's Asian Cup
12. 31 May 2008 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Chinese Taipei 0–10 0–11 2008 AFC Women's Asian Cup
13. 24 Jul 2008 Kobe, Japan  Australia 3–0 3–0 Friendly Match
14. 9 Jul 2011 Wolfsburg, Germany  Germany 0–1 0–1 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup

Honors[edit]

Champion (1): 2011
Champion (1): 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIFA
  2. ^ a b Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
  3. ^ Germany 0:1 Japan a.e.t. FIFA
  4. ^ List of match in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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