ABC’s of Akimoto Sayaka
C is for Captain.
Sayaka was officially announced as the captain of in 2009. She resigned in 2010 and reappointed again as team K’s Captain in 2011. She was Team K’s Captain for about three years until Yuko replaced her in 2012.
As a Captain, she is one of the most respected member in AKB. In AKB48 in TOKYO DOME Dream of 1830m Official magazine book Sayaka ranked 2nd as the most respected member, next to Takamina.
Meetan even said that “Sayaka is Team K’s Central Pillar.”—