Yuika Sugasawa

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Yuika Sugasawa
菅澤 優衣香
Yuika Sugasawa FIFA Women's World Cup CMR vs JPN June 12th, 2015 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Yuika Sugasawa
Date of birth (1990-10-05) October 5, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Chiba, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Number 9
Youth career
2006–2008 JFA Academy Fukushima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Albirex Niigata 60 (19)
2013–2016 JEF United Chiba 79 (44)
2017– Urawa Reds 36 (16)
Total 175 (79)
National team
2010 Japan U-20 2 (0)
2010– Japan 65 (19)
* 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 June 14, 2019

Yuika Sugasawa (菅澤 優衣香, Sugasawa Yuika, born October 5, 1990) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Urawa Reds. She also plays for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Sugasawa was born in Chiba on October 5, 1990. She joined Albirex Niigata from JFA Academy Fukushima in 2008. In 2013, she moved to her local club JEF United Chiba. She became top scorer in 2014 and 2015. In 2017, she moved to Urawa Reds. She was elected Best Eleven 3 times (2014, 2015 and 2017).

National team career[edit]

On January 13, 2010, Sugasawa debuted for Japan national team against Denmark.[1] In July, she was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2010 U-20 World Cup and she played 2 matches.[2] She then scored the first goal for Japan senior team in a 2–0 victory over Denmark on March 2, 2012 which won the 2012 Algarve Cup.[3] She was a member of Japan for 2015 World Cup and Japan won 2nd place. In Asia, she was also a member for 2014 and 2018 Asian Cup. Japan won the championship at both tournaments. She played 60 games and scored 17 goals for Japan.

Club statistics[edit]

As of December 31, 2018
Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Albirex Niigata 2008 11 2 - - 11 2
2009 17 2 1 0 - 18 2
2010 18 10 3 4 1 1 22 15
2011 14 5 4 3 - 18 8
2012 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 60 19 9 7 1 1 70 27
JEF United Chiba 2013 11 4 2 2 9 5 22 11
2014 28 20 3 1 - 31 21
2015 23 15 3 0 - 26 15
2016 17 5 3 1 10 3 30 9
Total 79 44 11 4 14 8 104 56
Urawa Reds 2017 18 9 4 2 7 3 29 14
2018 18 7 4 5 4 1 26 13
Total 36 16 8 7 11 4 55 27
Career total 175 79 28 18 26 13 229 110

National team statistics[edit]

As of June 14, 2019

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Honors[edit]

Runner-Up: 2015
Champion: 2014, 2018
Gold medal: 2018
Silver medal: 2014
Top scorers: 2014, 2015
Best eleven: 2014, 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "若手中心のメンバーでデンマークを破る!". JFA. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  2. ^ FIFA
  3. ^ "アルガルべカップ2012 グループB 第2戦(vsデンマーク)試合結果、監督コメント". JFA. 3 March 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  4. ^ List of match in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 at Japan Football Association ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)

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