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12/05/2010

Japan U-21 squad announced for Toulon International

Kashima Antlers forward Yuya Osako and Kawasaki Frontale midfielder Kyohei Noborizato were called up for the Japan Under-21 squad to play in the Toulon International Tournament in France later this month, it was announced on Wednesday.

In the eight-team friendly tournament, Japan will play Ivory Coast on May 18, hosts France on May 20 and Colombia on May 22 in Group A.
Group B features Chile, Denmark, Qatar and Russia.
The semifinals will take place on May 25 and the final and third-place playoff will be held on May 27.

Squad:
Goalkeepers—Koki Otani (Urawa Reds)*, Yutaro Hara (Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Defenders—Takefumi Toma (Kashima Antlers), Yuki Yoshida (Kawasaki Frontale), Yusuke Higa (Ryutsu Keizai University), Kazunari Ohno (Albirex Niigata), Takumi Yamada (Montedio Yamagata), Shunya Suganuma (Gamba Osaka), Yusuke Muta (Fukuoka University)
Midfielders—Kohei Shimizu (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Takuya Marutani (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Fumiya Kogure (Albirex Niigata), Hiroyuki Abe (Kansai Gakuin University), Tsubasa Yokotake (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Shohei Otsuka (Gamba Osaka), Kyohei Noborizato (Kawasaki Frontale)
Forwards—Ryohei Yamazaki (Jubilo Iwata), Yohei Hayashi (Chuo University), Yuki Oshitani (FC Gifu), Yuya Osako (Kashima Antlers)
Coach—Akihiro Nishimura

*Koki Otani replaced Takuya Matsumoto (Juntendo University) on 13th May.