The Nadeshiko Japan team to play in the upcoming women’s Kirin Challenge Cup early in April was announced on Friday.

The Japan women’s team will meet the United States on April 1 (kickoff at 7:30 p.m.) at Yurtec Stadium in Sendai before taking on Brazil on April 5 (kickoff at 7:45 p.m.) at Homes Stadium in Kobe.

 

Team:


 

Goalkeepers:

Miho Fukumoto (Okayama Yunogo Belle)

Ayumi Kaihori (INAC Kobe Leonessa)


Defenders:

Yukari Kinga (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

Kyoko Yano (Urawa Reds Ladies)

Chiaki Minamiyama (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

Aya Sameshima (Montpellier HSC)

Saori Ariyoshi (NTV Beleza)

Asuna Tanaka (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

Rumi Utsugi (Montpellier HSC)

Yuuri Kawamura (Albirex Niigata Ladies)

Kana Osafune (Vegalta Sendai Ladies)

Saki Kumagai (1 FFC Frankfurt)


Midfielders:

Aya Miyama (Okayana Yunogo Belle)

Nahomi Kawasumi (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

Megumi Kamionobe (Albirex Niigata Ladies)

Manami Nakano (Okayama Yunogo Belle)

Mizuho Sakaguchi (NTV Beleza)

Yumi Uetsuji (Vegalta Sendai Ladies)


Forwards:

Kozue Ando (FCR2001 Duisburg)

Shinobu Ohno (INAC Kobe Leonessa)

Yuki Nagasato (1FFC Tribune Potsdam)

Yuika Sugasawa (Albirex Niigata Ladies)

Megumi Takase (INAC Kobe Leonessa)


Coach:

Norio Sasaki (Japan)

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