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Japan squad announced for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2016

Japan has announced its squad to compete at the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup which gets underway on 30 September.

Japan are in Group D alongside USA, Paraguay and Ghana. They kick off their tournament campaign on 1 October against Ghana. Check out all the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2016 fixtures.

Japan squad to participate at 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

Goalkeepers:

18 MIZUGUCHI Mayu (YAMATO SYLPHID U-18)
12 KOGURE Chiaki (Maebashi Ikuei High School)
1 TANAKA Momoko (NIPPON TV MENINA)

Defenders:

19 TOMITA Miyu (Okayama Sakuyo High School)
6 KANEKATSU Rio (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies Youth)
2 ONO Nana (NIPPON TV MENINA)
3 WAKISAKA Reina (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI Ladies)
4 TAKAHIRA Miyu (JFA academy FUKUSHIMA)
5 USHIJIMA Riko (Hinomoto Gakuen Senior High School)

Midfielders:

10 NAGANO Fuka (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies Youth)
21 NOJIMA Sakura (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI Ladies)
15 CHIBA Remina (Fujieda Junshin High School)
13 KARAHASHI Mayu (ALBIREX NIIGATA LADIES U-18)
8 MIYAZAWA Hinata (Seisa Kokusai High School Shonan)
20 KITAMURA Nanami (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI Ladies)
7 TAKARADA Saori (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI Ladies)
17 KANNO Oto (NIPPON TV MENINA)

Forwards:

9 UEKI Riko (NIPPON TV MENINA)
14 KOJIMA Seira (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies Youth)
11 TAKAHASHI Hana (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies Youth)
16 ENDO Jun (JFA academy FUKUSHIMA)

Staff:

Coach: KUSUNOSE Naoki (JFA National Coaching Staff/FC Machida Zelbia)
Assistant Coach: OKAMOTO Miyo (JFA National Coaching Staff/Cerezo Osaka)
GK Coach: KOBAYASHI Shinobu (JFA National Coaching Staff/Kawasaki Frontale)

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