|Full name||Eriko Arakawa|
|Date of birth||30 October 1979|
|Place of birth||Nerima, Tokyo, Japan|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|1997–2009||Nippon TV Beleza||140||(68)|
|2009||Nippon TV Beleza||4||(1)|
|2013–2014||AS Elfen Saitama||40||(30)|
|2015||Nippon TV Beleza||2||(0)|
|2016||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama||14||(4)|
|2017||Nippon Sport Science University Fields Yokohama||12||(4)|
|2018–||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama||18||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2018|
Arakawa was born in Nerima, Tokyo on 30 October 1979. In 1997, she was high school student, she joined L.League club Yomiuri-Seiyu Beleza (later Nippon TV Beleza). she was elected Best Eleven in 2003 and 2004. In the September 2008 WPS International Draft, she was drafted by FC Gold Pride in the top level US based Women's Professional Soccer league.
In her first appearance for FC Gold Pride, Arakawa scored the club's first ever goal against Boston Breakers leading to a 2–1 victory. It would turn out to be her only goal of the season. Following the end of the 2009 WPS season, she was back to Nippon TV Beleza.
In 2010, she moved to Urawa Reds. From 2013, she played for Chifure AS Elfen Saitama (2013-2014, 2016), Nippon TV Beleza (2015) and Nippon Sport Science University Fields Yokohama (2017). She is currently playing for Chifure AS Elfen Saitama from 2018.
National team careerEdit
On 10 June 2000, Arakawa debuted for Japan national team against Canada. She was a member of Japan for 2003, 2007 World Cup, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She played 72 games and scored 20 goals for Japan until 2011.
|FC Gold Pride||2009||WPS||19||11||1088||1||1||–||–||–||–||–||19||11||1088||1||1|
National team statisticsEdit
|Japan national team|
- "FC Gold Pride Finalizes Player Loan Agreement With NTV Beleza". FC Gold Pride. 1 September 2009. Archived from the original on 6 September 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2009. External link in
- Japan Football Association(in Japanese)
- List of match in 2010, 2011 at Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
- Eriko Arakawa – FIFA competition record
- Eriko Arakawa at Soccerway
- Eriko Arakawa at WorldFootball.net
- Eriko Arakawa at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Japan Football Association
- Nippon TV Beleza
- FC Gold Pride
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