Japan women's national football team

Japan squad announced for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2016

Japan Under-20 Women’s National team Coach, Asako Takakura has announced her squad to compete at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which takes place in Papua New Guinea later this month.

Japan are in Group B at the competition alongside Spain, Canada and Nigeria. They kick off their tournament campaign on Saturday 13 November 2016 against Nigeria. Here are all the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2016 fixtures.

NTV Beleza defender Risa Shimizu was in the original player selection but is sidelined due to injury, she is replaced by University of Tsukuba midfielder Yuki Mizutani.

Japan U-20 WNT roster for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2016

Goalkeepers:

1 HIRAO Chika (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies)
21 ASANO Natsumi (CHIFURE AS ELFEN SAITAMA)
12 MATSUMOTO Mamiko (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies)

Defenders:

5 NORIMATSU Ruka (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies)
13 HAZA Hisui (NITTAIDAI FIELDS YOKOHAMA)
16 MORIYA Miyabi (INAC KOBE LEONESSA)
3 KITAGAWA Hikaru (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies)
4 ICHISE Nana (VEGALTA SENDAI LADIES)

Midfielders:

2 MIZUTANI Yuki (University of Tsukuba)
6 SUMIDA Rin (NIPPON TV BELEZA)
8 HASEGAWA Yui (NIPPON TV BELEZA)
7 SUGITA Hina (INAC KOBE LEONESSA)
14 MIURA Narumi (NIPPON TV BELEZA)
17 MATSUBARA Shiho (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI LADIES)
19 SHIOKOSHI Yuzuho (Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies)
15 MIYAGAWA Asato (NIPPON TV BELEZA)
20 HAYASHI Honoka (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI LADIES)

Forwards:

10 MOMIKI Yuka (NIPPON TV BELEZA)
18 UENO Mami (EhimeFCLadies)
11 KAWANO Juri (Waseda University)
9 NISHIDA Meika (CEREZO OSAKA SAKAI LADIES)

Coaching staff:

Coach: TAKAKURA Asako (JFA National Coaching Staff)
Assistant Coach: OBE Yumi (JFA National Coaching Staff)
GK Coach: WATANABE Hidetoyo (JFA National Coaching Staff/Omiya Ardija)

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