Kumi Yokoyama

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Kumi Yokoyama
横山 久美
Kumi Yokoyama (cropped).jpg
Yokoyama with Frankfurt in 2017
Personal information
Full name Kumi Yokoyama
Date of birth (1993-08-13) August 13, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Tama, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Nagano Parceiro
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Okayama Yunogo Belle 31 (3)
2014–2017 AC Nagano Parceiro 74 (87)
2017–2018 Frankfurt 22 (4)
2018– Nagano Parceiro 9 (6)
Total 136 (100)
National team
2010 Japan U-17 6 (6)
2012 Japan U-20 6 (1)
2015– Japan 40 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 31, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November May 30, 2019

Kumi Yokoyama (横山 久美, Yokoyama Kumi, born August 13, 1993) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Nagano Parceiro and Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Yokoyama was born in Tama on August 13, 1993. After graduating from high school, she joined Okayama Yunogo Belle in 2012. In 2014, she moved to L.League Division 2 club AC Nagano Parceiro. She became top scorer in 2014 and 2015. The club was also promoted to Division 1 from 2016. In 2016 season, she was elected Best Eleven. In July 2017, she moved to German Bundesliga club Frankfurt.[1] In July 2018, she returned to Nagano Parceiro.

National team career[edit]

In 2010, Yokoyama was elected Japan U-17 national team for 2010 U-17 World Cup. She played 6 games and scored 6 goals, and Japan won 2nd place.[2] She received one of the ten 2010 FIFA Puskás Awards [3] nominations for her winning goal in the semifinals against North Korea, which made the headlines and was compared to Diego Maradona's second goal against England in the 1986 World Cup.[4] In 2012 She was also a member of Japan U-20 national team for 2012 U-20 World Cup which Japan won 3rd place.[2] In March 2015, she was elected Japan national team for 2015 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on March 6, she debuted and scored a goal against Portugal. In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup. She scored 4 goals include 2 goals at semifinal and a goal at final, and Japan won the championship.

Club statistics[edit]

As of June 24, 2017
Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jumonji HS 2011 - - 2 2 - 2 2
Total 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2
Okayama Yunogo Belle 2012 1st 13 1 0 0 3 0 16 1
2013 18 2 3 0 10 2 31 4
Total 31 3 3 0 13 2 47 5
AC Nagano Parceiro 2014 3rd 21 30 - - 21 30
2015 2nd 25 35 - 2 2 27 37
2016 1st 18 16 6 9 3 2 27 27
2017 10 6 2 4 0 0 12 10
Total 74 87 8 13 5 4 87 104
Career total 105 90 13 15 18 6 136 111

National team statistics[edit]

As of December 31, 2018[5]

Honors[edit]

Team
Champion (1) : 2011
Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ AC Nagano Parceiro(in Japanese)
  2. ^ a b Statistics in FIFA's website
  3. ^ Altintop claims the FIFA Puskás Award 2010. FIFA
  4. ^ Maradona-like goal by a 17 year old Japanese player. Diario Marca
  5. ^ List of match in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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