Saori Ariyoshi

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Saori Ariyoshi
有吉 佐織
Saori Ariyoshi FIFA Women's World Cup CMR vs JPN June 12th, 2015.jpg
Personal information
Full name Saori Ariyoshi
Date of birth (1987-11-01) November 1, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Saga, Saga, Japan
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Nippon TV Beleza
Number 6
Youth career
2003–2005 Kamimura Gakuen High School
2006–2009 Nippon Sport Science University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 TEPCO Mareeze 3 (0)
2010– Nippon TV Beleza 142 (7)
Total 145 (7)
National team
2012– Japan 65 (1)
* 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

Saori Ariyoshi (有吉 佐織, Ariyoshi Sayori, born November 1, 1987) is a Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Ariyoshi was born in Saga on November 1, 1987. In 2008, when she was Nippon Sport Science University, she debuted in L.League at TEPCO Mareeze. After graduating from university, she joined Nippon TV Beleza in 2010. She was selected Best Eleven for 4 years in a row (2013 and 2016).

National team career[edit]

In February 2012, Ariyoshi was selected Japan national team for 2012 Algarve Cup. At this competition, on February 29, she debuted against Norway. In 2014, she played at 2014 Asian Cup and 2014 Asian Games. Japan won the championship at Asian Cup and 2nd place at Asian Games. In 2015, played at 2015 World Cup and Japan won 2nd place. She played 6 matches and scored a goal.[1] She was named candidates for the Golden Ball at the tournament.[2] She was also a member for 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won their second consecutive title. She played 63 games and scored 1 goals for Japan.

National team statistics[edit]

[3]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2012 5 0
2013 8 0
2014 17 0
2015 12 1
2016 7 0
2017 0 0
2018 14 0
Total 63 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIFA
  2. ^ FIFA
  3. ^ List of match in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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