Mana Iwabuchi

Mana Iwabuchi (岩渕 真奈 Iwabuchi Mana, born March 18, 1993) is a Japanese football player. She plays for INAC Kobe Leonessa and Japan national team.

Mana Iwabuchi
岩渕 真奈
Mana Iwabuchi FIFA Women's World Cup Canada June 12th, 2015
Personal information
Full name Mana Iwabuchi
Date of birth March 18, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
INAC Kobe Leonessa
Number 10
Youth career
2005–2007 Nippon TV Menina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Nippon TV Beleza 64 (30)
2012–2014 Hoffenheim 30 (10)
2014–2017 Bayern Munich 24 (5)
2017– INAC Kobe Leonessa 17 (2)
Total 135 (47)
National team
2007–2008 Japan U-17 7 (3)
2009–2010 Japan U-20 7 (6)
2010– Japan 61 (20)
* 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

Club career

Nippon TV Beleza (2007–2012)

Iwabuchi was born in Musashino on March 18, 1993. On October 21, 2007, when she was 14 years old, she debuted in L.League at Nippon TV Beleza. She was elected Best Young Player awards in 2008 season. She was also elected Best Eleven in 2011 season.

Hoffenheim (2012–2014)

On 28 November 2012, Iwabuchi joined Hoffenheim in the 2. Bundesliga and was given the number 28 shirt.[1][2] On 17 March 2013, she made her debut in a 6–2 away victory against SV Bardenbach, coming on as a substitute in the 46th minute.[3] On 31 March 2013, she scored her first goal in a 3–2 win over 1. FFC Niederkirchen.[4] Iwabuchi finished the 2012–13 season with four goals in nine appearances as Hoffenheim won the Southern division and were promoted to the Bundesliga.[5] In the following season, she changed her shirt number to 13. On 8 September 2013, she scored Hoffenheim's first ever goal in the top-flight in a 1–0 home victory against VfL Sindelfingen.[6] She finished the 2013–14 season with six goals in 22 appearances in all competitions.[5]

Bayern Munich (2014–2017)

In June 2014, Iwabuchi left Hoffenheim to join Bayern Munich.[7] On 30 January 2016, she signed a two-year contract extension.[8][9] However, in March 2017 she announced on her blog that she had terminated her contract with the club, in order to return to Japan and concentrate on recovering from injuries.[10][11]

INAC Kobe Leonessa (2017–present)

On 23 June 2017, Iwabuchi signed with INAC Kobe Leonessa.[12]

National team career

Iwabuchi began her international career in 2008 when she was selected onto Japan U-17 national team at the age of 15, and participated in the 2008 U-17 World Cup in New Zealand. The team was defeated in the quarterfinals but she was awarded the tournament's MVP (adidas Golden Ball).[13] A French team coach hailed her as a "future star of women's football."[14] Iwabuchi was also awarded the Asian Young Footballer of the Year by the Asian Football Confederation in 2008. She joined the Japan national team for the East Asian Football Championship, held in early 2010, and debuted in the game against China national team. She scored her first goal against the Chinese Taipei national team in the same competition. In 2011, she played 2011 World Cup and Japan won the championship. She also played 2012 Summer Olympics and 2015 World Cup. Japan won 2nd place at both tournaments.[15] In 2018, at 2018 Asian Cup, she played full-time in all matches and scored 2 goals. Japan won the championship and she was elected MVP awards.[16] She played 61 games and scored 20 goals for Japan.

National team statistics

[17]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 3 2
2011 8 0
2012 4 0
2013 5 0
2014 5 1
2015 5 1
2016 7 4
2017 6 3
2018 18 9
Total 61 20
International Goals
Goal Date Location Oponnent Score Result Competition Source
1 February 11, 2010 National Stadium (Tokyo)  Chinese Taipei 1-0 3-0 2010 EAFF Women's Football Championship [18]
2 2-0
3 March 7, 2014 Estádio Municipal Da Bela Vista  Denmark 1-0 1-0 2014 Algarve Cup [19]
4 June 27, 2015 Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton)  Australia 1-0 1-0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup [20]
5 March 2, 2016 Kincho Stadium  South Korea 1-0 1-1 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament [21]
6 March 7, 2016 Kincho Stadium  Vietnam 1-0 6-1 [22]
7 March 9, 2016 Kincho Stadium  North Korea 1-0 1-0 [23]
8 June 2, 2016 Dick's Sporting Goods Park  United States 1-0 3-3 Friendly [24]
9 November 24, 2017 King Abdullah II Stadium  Jordan 1-0 2-0 Friendly [25]
10 2-0
11 December 8, 2017 Chiba Soga Football Stadium  South Korea 3-2 3-2 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship (women) [26]
12 February 28, 2018 Estádio Municipal Da Bela Vista  Netherlands 2-6 2-6 2018 Algarve Cup [27]
13 March 5, 2018 Estádio Algarve  Denmark 2-0 2-0 [28]
14 April 1, 2018 Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki  Ghana 2-1 7-1 Friendly [29]
15 April 7, 2018 King Abdullah II Stadium  Vietnam 3-0 4-0 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup [30]
16 April 17, 2018 King Abdullah II Stadium  China PR 1-0 3-1 [31]
17 August 16, 2018 Bumi Sriwijaya Stadium, Palembang  Thailand 1-0 2-0 2018 Asian Games [32]
18 August 25, 2018 Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, Palembang  North Korea 1-0 2-1 [33]
19 November 11, 2018 Tottori Bank Bird Stadium  Norway 2-0 4-1 Friendly [34]
20 3-0
21 June 14, 2019 Roazhon Park, Rennes  Scotland 1-0 2-1 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup [35]

Honours

Club

Nippon TV Beleza
Hoffenheim
Bayern Munich

International

Individual

References

  1. ^ 日テレ・ベレーザ岩渕真奈選手移籍のお知らせ (in Japanese). Tokyo Verdy. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Frauen: Japanische Weltmeisterin wechselt zu 1899 Hoffenheim" (in German). TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Frauen: Hoffenheim verteidigt Spitze beim Schlusslicht" (in German). TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Frauen: Hoffenheim zurück in der Spur, Sieg in Niederkirchen" (in German). TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. 31 March 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Mana Iwabuchi player profile" (in German). DFB Datencenter. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Iwabuchi rettet Premierensieg in der Bundesliga" (in German). TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. 8 September 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Mana Iwabuchi extends contract with Bayern Munich". VAVEL. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Mana Iwabuchi signs Bayern Munich contract extension". Bavarian Football Works. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Iwabuchi extends contract through 2018". FC Bayern Munich. 30 January 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  10. ^ 契約解除 (in Japanese). Buchi's life. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Iwabuchi to leave Bayern, return to Japan". The Japan Times. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  12. ^ 岩渕真奈選手 新加入のお知らせ (in Japanese). INAC Kobe Leonessa. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
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  14. ^ Japan's Mana from heaven, FIFA.com
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External links

2008 Empress's Cup Final

2008 Empress's Cup Final was the 30th final of the Empress's Cup competition. The final was played at National Stadium in Tokyo on January 1, 2009. Nippon TV Beleza won the championship.

2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

The 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup is the first ever women's football U-17 World Cup in FIFA history. It was held in New Zealand from 28 October to 16 November 2008. It is the officially recognized world championship for women's under-17 national football teams. This was the first women's world youth championship organized by FIFA with the age limit of 17.

2009 AFC U-19 Women's Championship

The AFC U-19 Women's Championship 2009 was the fifth edition of the AFC U-19 Women's Championship. It was held from August 1 to 12 in Wuhan, China. The top 3 teams qualified for the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

2009 FIFA World Player of the Year

The 2009 FIFA World Player of the Year awards took place on 21 December 2009 at the Kongresshaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. Shortlists of 23 men and 10 women were announced on 30 October 2009. The final five contenders for this year’s FIFA World Player of the Year and FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year awards were announced on 7 December 2009. Lionel Messi was announced as the World Player of the Year with a record points total.

2010 EAFF Women's Football Championship

The third edition of the EAFF Women's Football Championship was held in 2010, with a preliminary qualification tournament held in 2009.

2010 Nadeshiko League Cup Final

2010 Nadeshiko League Cup Final was the 6th final of the Nadeshiko League Cup competition. The final was played at Nishigaoka Soccer Stadium in Tokyo on August 22, 2010. Nippon TV Beleza won the championship.

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup Group B

Group B of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of the teams from Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and England. The games were played on 27 June, 1 July and 5 July 2011. The top two teams advanced to the knockout stage.

2011 Nadeshiko League

Statistics of Nadeshiko.League in the 2011 season. INAC Kobe Leonessa won the championship.

Nadeshiko League Cup was cancelled due to the devastating damage from 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami on 11 March. Season opener became Week 5 (29 April) as the earthquake made Week 1 to 4 rescheduled chaotically after 11 June. The 4 games of Week 1 scheduled on 7/30, 7/31, 7/24, 6/11, and Week 2 on 7/24, 8/6, 6/12, 6/12. Such disorder continued until Week 4.

2014 Japan women's national football team

This page records the details of the Japan women's national football team in 2014.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup began on 20 June and ended with the final match on 5 July 2015. A total of 16 teams competed in this knockout stage.

2015 Japan women's national football team

This page records the details of the Japan women's national football team in 2015.

2016 Japan women's national football team

This page records the details of the Japan women's national football team in 2016.

2017 Japan women's national football team

This page records the details of the Japan women's national football team in 2017.

2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup

The 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup was the 19th edition of the AFC Women's Asian Cup, the quadrennial international football tournament in Asia competed by the women's national teams in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It was originally scheduled to be held in Jordan between 7 and 22 April 2018, but later was changed to 6 to 20 April 2018.The tournament served as the final stage of Asian qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, with the top five teams qualifying for the World Cup in France.Japan defeated Australia 1–0 in the final to win their second consecutive title. In the third-place match the same day, China defeated Thailand 3–1.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

Group D of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 9 to 19 June 2019. The group consisted of Argentina, England, Japan and Scotland. The top two teams, England and Japan, advanced to the round of 16.

Asian Young Footballer of the Year

The Asian Young Footballer of the Year award is presented to the best young football player in Asia. It has been awarded by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) since 1995. It is usually presented during the AFC Annual Awards in November.

EAFF E-1 Football Championship (women)

EAFF E-1 Football Championship is an international football competition in East Asia for national teams of the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF). The competition between women's national teams is held alongside men's competition.

Iwabuchi

Iwabuchi (written: 岩渕 or 岩淵) is a Japanese surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Isao Iwabuchi (岩淵 功, born 1933), Japanese tennis player

Kensuke Iwabuchi (岩渕 健輔, born 1975), Japanese rugby union player and coach

Mana Iwabuchi (岩渕 真奈, born 1993), Japanese women's footballer

Ryota Iwabuchi (岩渕 良太, born 1990), Japanese footballer

Sanji Iwabuchi (岩淵 三次, 1895–1945), Imperial Japanese Navy admiral

Satoshi Iwabuchi (岩渕 聡, born 1975), Japanese tennis player

Yumi Iwabuchi (岩渕 有美, born 1979), Japanese softball player

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