Saki Kumagai is named Asian player of the year for 2019
The annual AFC trophy ceremony, on behalf of the Asian Confederation, was held Monday in Hong Kong. OL midfielder and Japan captain Saki Kumagai has been named Asian player of the year 2019. It's a distinction that rewards a rich year in having won a treble -- D1 Arkema - Coupe de France - Women's Champions League -- with her club. With Japan, Kumagai reached the Round of 16 of the World Cup organized in France.