U-16 squad for Toyota International announced
The Japan Under-16 squad to play in the Toyota International Youth Tournament was announced on Friday.
Japan will play Korea Republic on August 4, Nagoya Grampus Under-16 XI on August 6 and Australia on August 7. The first two matches will be held at Toyota Municipal Track and Field Stadium, with the third game taking place at Toyota Stadium.
Goalkeepers—Keigo Nakamura (Yamanashi Gakuin Univ. High School), Junto Taguchi (Yokohama F. Marinos Jr. youth)
Defenders—Taiki Nakashima (Chikuyo Gakuen High School), Nikki Havenaar (Nagoya Grampus U-18), Haruki Kamoike (FC Tokyo U-18), Yuki Uchiyama (Consadole Sapporo U-18), Yuya Mitsunaga (Avispa Fukuoka U-18)
Midfielders—Yuto Mori (Nagoya Grampus U-18), Akira Ando (JFA Academy Fukushima), Ryosuke Tamura (Kyoto Sanga U-18), Hiroki Sugajima (Tokyo Verdy youth), Shohei Kawakami (FC Tokyo U-18), Sho Hayasaka (Yokohama F. Marinos youth), Shohei Mishima (Teikyo Univ. Kani High School), Mitsuru Maruoka (Cerezo Osaka U-18)
Forwards—Shuto Kitagawa (Nagoya Grampus U-18), Hayate Take (Yokohama F. Marinos youth), Yosei Otsu (Cerezo Osaka U-18)