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Kana Osafune
Personal information
Full name Kana Osafune
Date of birth October 16, 1989 (1989-10-16) (age 31)
Place of birth Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Urawa Reds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 TEPCO Mareeze 56 (1)
2011 Nippon TV Beleza 11 (0)
2012–2014 Vegalta Sendai 62 (7)
2015– Urawa Reds 92 (8)
National team
2008 Japan U-20 1 (0)
2010–2015 Japan 15 (2)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kana Osafune (長船 加奈 , Osafune Kana, born October 16, 1989) is a Japanese football player. She played for the Japan national team.

Biography

After graduating from high school, she joined TEPCO Mareeze in 2008. However, the club was disbanded for Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011. In June, she moved to Nippon TV Beleza. In 2012, she moved to new club Vegalta Sendai. In 2013, she was selected Best Eleven. In 2015, she moved to Urawa Reds.

In November 2008, Osafune was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2008 U-20 World Cup. On January 13, 2010, she debuted for the Japan national team against Denmark. She was a member of Japan for 2010 Asian Games and Japan won the championship. She played 15 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 2015.

Statistics

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 3 0
2011 0 0
2012 1 0
2013 4 0
2014 6 2
2015 1 0
Total 15 2
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