The Nadeshiko Japan squad to play in the Swedish Invitational Tournament was announced on Tuesday in Tokyo.

Preparing for this summer’s London Olympics, the Japan women’s side will play the United States on June 18 in Halmstad and hosts Sweden on June 20 in Goteborg in the three-nation competition.

Squad:

Goalkeepers:

FUKUMOTO Miho (Okayama Yunogo Belle), KAIHORI Ayumi (INAC Kobe Leonessa)
Defenders:

KINGA Yukari (INAC Kobe Leonessa), YANO Kyoko (Urawa Reds Ladies), IWASHIMIZU Azusa (NTV Beleza), SAMESHIMA Aya (Montpellier), ARIYOSHI Saori (NTV Beleza), KUMAGAI Saki (Frankfurt)
Midfielders:

SAWA Homare  (INAC Kobe Leonessa), MIYAMA Aya (Okyama Yunogo Belle), KAWASUMI Nahomi (INAC Kobe Leonessa), KAMIONOBE Megumi (Albirex Niigata Ladies), SAKAGUCHI Mizuho (NTV Beleza), TANAKA Asuna (INAC Kobe Leonessa), UTSUGI Rumi (Montpellier)
Forwards:

ANDO Kozue (Duisburg), OHNO Shinobu (INAC Kobe Leonessa), NAGASATO Yuki (Tribune Potsdam), OHTAKI Ami (Olimpic Lyon), TAKASE Megumi (INAC Kobe Leonessa), IWABUCHI Mana (NTV Beleza) *INJURED

 

Coach: SASAKI Norio (Japan)

Source: jfa.or.jp

 

3 Comments
  1. Ken Suzuki 6 years ago

    Nadeshiko League, April 28 results

    Albirex Niigata 2 – 1 Urawa Reds

      Niigata: 47′ Megumi Kamionobe, 68′ Marumi Yamazaki

      Urawa: 8′ Yuki Yasuda

    Takahashi-Kibi Charme 0 – 0 Speranza Osaka-Takatsuki

    ….my Young Nadeshikos….

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    Asa 7 years ago

    Thank you Hiroshi for the update

  3. Women's Soccer United 7 years ago

    That is sad to hear @Hiroshi I hope this is as a caution and that she will be available for London 2012

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