The squad of the host Japan for the WCh in Kumamoto

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
The squad of the host Japan for the WCh in Kumamoto

Goalkeepers: Sakura Hauge Kametani (Besancon), Yumi Miyakava (Omron)

Leftwings: Chei Katsuren (Omron), Yuki Tanabe (Hokkoku Bank)

Rightwing: Asuka Fujita (Dortmund), Natsumi Akiyama ( Hokkoku Bank)

Leftback: Haruno Sasaki ( Hokkoku Bank) , Sayo Shiota ( Hokkoku Bank) , Tomomi Kawata ( Hokkoku Bank)

Rightback: Hitomi Tada (Mie Violet Iris), Yui Sunami ( Hokkoku Bank)

Playmaker: Mayuko Ishitate (Mie Violet Iris), Mana Ohyama ( Hokkoku Bank)

Lineplayer: Kaho Sunami (Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing), Shiori Nagata (Omron), Mika Nagata ( Hokkoku Bank)

Headcoach: Ulrik Kirkely

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