Ruka Norimatsu
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Ruka Norimatsu
Ruka Norimatsu
Personal information
Full name Ruka Norimatsu
Date of birth (1996-01-30) January 30, 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Ageo, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.64 m (5 ft  in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds
Number 5
Youth career
2008-2013 JFA Academy Fukushima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014- Urawa Reds 65 (1)
Total 65 (1)
National team
2012 Japan U-17 3 (0)
2016 Japan U-20 5 (0)
2014 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 31, 2018

Ruka Norimatsu ( , Norimatsu Ruka, born January 30, 1996) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Urawa Reds. She played for Japan national team.

Club career

Norimatsu was born in Ageo on January 30, 1996. After graduating from JFA Academy Fukushima, she joined Urawa Reds in 2014. She was selected Best Young Player awards and Best Eleven in 2014 season.

National team career

In September 2012, Norimatsu was selected Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup.[1] On May 8, 2014, when Norimatsu was 18 years old, she debuted for Japan national team against New Zealand. She played for Japan at 2014 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. In 2016, she played as captain for U-20 team at 2016 U-20 World Cup and Japan won 3rd place.[1]

National team statistics


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 2 0
Total 2 0


  1. ^ a b FIFA
  2. ^ List of match in 2014 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)

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