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07/04/2011

Japan U-18s to play in Dallas Cup

The Japan Under-18s will take part in the Dallas Cup in the United States from April 17 as part of their preparations for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup qualifiers.

The Japanese boys will play Club Sport Cartagines of Costa Rica on April 17, FC Barcelona of Spain on April 18 and FC Dallas of the United States on April 20.
The semifinals will take place on April 22 with the final slated for April 24.

Squad:
Goalkeepers—Shuhei Yamada (Yamanashi Gakuin High School), Daichi Sugimoto (Kyoto Sanga U-18)
Defenders—Kazuki Kushibiki (Consadole Sapporo), Yuji Takahashi (Kyoto Sanga U-18), Ryosuke Yamanaka (Kashiwa Reysol youth), Shotaro Kudo (Omiya Ardija youth), Kazuki Miyamoto (Yokohama F. Marinos youth), Takaharu Nishino (Gamba Osaka youth)
Midfielders—Ryota Oshima (Kawasaki Frontale), Taishi Soma (Kashiwa Reysol), Ryota Tanabe (Mitsubishi Yowa SC youth), Yuta Echigo (Vegalta Sendai youth), Andrew Kumagai (Yokohama F. Marinos youth), Kanta Kondo (Ehime FC youth), Riki Harakawa (Kyoto Sanga U-18), Kento Hashimoto (FC Tokyo U-18), Hirotaka Tameda (Oita Trinita U-18)
Forwards—Kazuki Mine (Kyoto Sanga U-18), Takuya Miyamoto (Ryutu Keizai Univ. Kashiwa High School), Satoru Kashiwase (Shimizu S-Pulse youth), Shota Sakaki (Consadole Sapporo U-18), Yuya Kubo (Kyoto Sanga U-18)
Coach—Yasushi Yoshida (Japan)