Rika Masuya

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Rika Masuya
増矢 理花
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Masuya playing in 2016
Personal information
Full name Rika Masuya
Date of birth (1995-09-14) September 14, 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Matsushige, Tokushima, Japan
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
INAC Kobe Leonessa
Number 9
Youth career
2008–2013 JFA Academy Fukushima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– INAC Kobe Leonessa 100 (21)
Total 100 (21)
National team
2012 Japan U-17 3 (2)
2014– Japan 27 (6)
* 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 11, 2018

Rika Masuya (増矢 理花, Masuya Rika, born September 14, 1995) is a Japanese football player. She plays for INAC Kobe Leonessa and Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Masuya was born in Matsushige, Tokushima on September 14, 1995. After graduating from JFA Academy Fukushima, she joined INAC Kobe Leonessa in 2014.

National team career[edit]

In September 2012, Masuya was elected Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup.[1] On September 13, 2014, when she was 18 years old, she debuted for Japan national team against Ghana. She played for Japan at 2014 Asian Games. She played 6 games and scored 2 goals. Japan won 2nd place. In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. She played 27 games and scored 6 goals for Japan.

National team statistics[edit]

[2]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 7 2
2015 3 1
2016 3 0
2017 2 0
2018 12 3
Total 27 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIFA
  2. ^ List of match in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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