Japan U-23 squad for Toulon International named
The Japan Under-23 squad to play in the Toulon International tournament was announced on Friday.
Japan will play Turkey on May 23, Netherlands on May 25 and Egypt on May 27 in their group stage. The semifinals will take place on May 30 with the final and the third-place play off being slated for June 1.
Goalkeepers—MASUDA Takuya (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), ANDO Shunsuke (Kawasaki Frontale)
Defenders—HIGA Yusuke (Yokohama F. Marinos), OIWA Kazuki (JFE United Chiba), YAMAMURA Kazuya (Kashima Antlers), SUZUKI Daisuke (Albirex Niigata), YOSHIDA Yutaka (Shimizu S-Pulse), HAMADA Mizuki (Urawa Reds), SAKAI Gotoku (VfB Stuttgart)
Midfielders—YAMAMOTO Kosuke (Jubilo Iwata), MURAMATSU Taisuke (Shimizu S-Pulse), MIZUNUMA Kota (Sagan Tosu), HIGASHI Keigo (Omiya Ardija), OGIHARA Takahiro (Cerezo Osaka), USAMI Takashi (Bayern Munich), TAKAGI Yoshiaki (FC Utrecht)
Forwards—OTSU Yuki (Borussia MG), SAITO Manabu (Yokohama F. Marinos), OSAKO Yuya (Kashima Antlers), IBUSUKI Hiroshi (Sevilla Atletico)
Coach—SEKIZUKA Takashi (Japan)