Twenty-eight members of the Japan national football team have been announced for the warm-up game against Brazil and other countries that will be held in Japan from June 2, and 23-year-old defender Hiroki Ito, who will play in the German first division league, has been convened for the first time.

Japan is planning four strengthening games in Japan in June, and will face Paraguay on the 2nd, Brazil, which is ranked first in the world on the 6th, Ghana on the 10th, and Chile or Tunisia on the 14th.



Twenty-eight members for these four games were announced on the 20th, and 23-year-old defender Hiroki Ito, who plays in Stuttgart in the German first division league, was convened for the first time.



Japan national team coach Hajime Moriyasu said, "I continued to play in a defensive position throughout the season. While stopping a strong opponent in the defense, he showed his goodness in the attack and was active as the starting point of the team's attack." I stated the reason for the selection.



In addition, among the players who fought in the final Asian qualifying round, Kaoru Mitoma, who scored two points in the match against Australia in March when Japan won the right to participate in the World Cup, was properly selected and was excluded from the members in that match. Ritsu Doan and Daichi Kamada are back.



The English Premier League, Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu, who is aiming to recover from injury, was also selected.



On the other hand, J1 and Vissel Kobe forward Yuya Osako are no longer members, and Director Moriyasu explained that "I heard that the condition is not 100%."



On top of that, Director Moriyasu said, "The players selected this time are showing their strength throughout the season. I want to definitely improve in these four games while building a team for the World Cup. I want to make it, "he said with enthusiasm.

28 members of the warm-up game

There are 28 members of the Japanese national team who will participate in the warm-up game that will be held in Japan from the 2nd to the 14th of next month.



▼ There are four goalkeepers.


▽ Eiji Kawashima (39) of Strasbourg, France 1st division league.


▽ J1 ・ Shuichi Gonda (33) of Shimizu S-Pulse.


▽ Belgium 1st Division, Sint-Truiden Schmidt His Daniel (30).


▽ J1 ・ It is Keisuke Osako (22) of Sanfrecce Hiroshima.



▼ There are 9 defenders.


▽ J1 FC Tokyo Yuto Nagatomo (35).


▽ Maya Yoshida (33) of Sampdoria, Italy 1st Division.


▽ J1 ・ Shogo Taniguchi (30) of Kawasaki Frontale.


▽ J1 Kawasaki Frontale player Miki Yamane (28).


▽ Germany 2nd Division, Schalke's Ko Itakura (25).


▽ Yuta Nakayama (25) of Zwolle, the first division of the Netherlands.


▽ Takehiro Tomiyasu (23) of Arsenal, English Premier League.


▽ Hiroki Ito (23) of Stuttgart, Germany 1st Division.


 Ito is the first election.


▽ I'm Yukinari Sugawara (21) from AZ Alkmaar, the first division of the Netherlands.



▼ There are 15 midfielders and forwards in total.


▽ Genki Haraguchi (31) of Union Berlin, Germany 1st Division.


▽ Spain 2nd Division, Leganes Gaku Shibasaki (29).


▽ Germany 1st division, Stuttgart Wataru Endo (29).


▽ Belgium 1st Division, Genk Junya Ito (29).


▽ Germany 1st division, Takuma Asano (27) of Bochum.


▽ England Premier League, Liverpool player Takumi Minamino (27).


▽ Scottish Premier League, Celtic Kyogo Furuhashi (27).


▽ Hidemasa Morita (27) of Santa Clara, 1st division of Portugal.


▽ Germany 1st Division, Daichi Kamada (25) from Frankfurt.


▽ Belgium 1st Division, Kaoru Mitoma of Sanjirowers (25).


▽ Scottish Premier League, Celtic's Daizen Maeda (24).


▽ Netherlands 1st Division, PSV Ritsu Doan (23).


▽ J1 Kashima Antlers player Ayase Ueda (23).


▽ Ao Tanaka (23) of Dusseldorf, Germany 2nd Division.


▽ I'm Takefusa Kubo (20) from Mallorca, Spain 1st Division.

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