The Nadeshiko Japan, the women's national Japan national soccer team, announced their squad for their first training match after the World Cup, where they reached the last eight, and Miyazawa Hinata, who was the top scorer at the World Cup, was selected.

World No. 8 Japan will face world No. 23 Argentina in their first warm-up match since the World Cup, where they reached the last eight in Kitakyushu on 8 March.

On the 31th, the 4-man squad for the training match was announced, and from the World Cup squad,
▽ Miyazawa became the second top scorer as a Japan player with 23 goals, ▽ ▽ Hasegawa Yui of Manchester City of the English Super League, who played as the center of attack and defense,

In addition, Saki Kumagai of the Italian first division and Roma,
who led the team as captain, was selected.

Of the 5 players, 2 are in the same squad as in the World Cup, and two players have returned to the national team: Narumi Miura of North Carolina College of the American League and
Saori Takarada of Linköping,

Japan are scheduled to compete in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the Paris Olympics from next month, and this training match will be an important opportunity to expand the range of tactics and player selection.

Coach Ikeda: "I want to expand the range of the team"

Nadeshiko Japan's coach IKEDA Futoshi said, "With the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the Paris Olympics starting next month, we are thinking about how the team will progress.

In addition, as attention to the Nadeshiko Japan is increasing at the World Cup, he commented on holding a training match in Japan for the first time after the tournament, saying, "I am delighted, and I want to show the dynamism and drive to score goals that I have conveyed to the players at the World Cup, and the energetic play that will be supported by the people who are watching the fight and watching with the way they continue to play until the end without giving up." I was enthusiastic.

【All Players】23 players

The 23-man squad of the Japan national team "Nadeshiko Japan" who will play a training match against Argentina is a training match.
【Goalkeeper=3 players】
YAMASHITA Anyaka (27=INAC Kobe Leonessa), HIRAO Chika (26=Albirex Niigata),


(23=NTV Tokyo Verdy Beleza)
【Field Players=20 players】
Saki (32=Rome, Italy)NAOMOTO Hikaru (29=Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Urawa Red Diamonds) TANAKA
(29=INAC Kobe Leonessa)

MIYAKE Shiori (27=INAC Kobe Leonessa) SHIMIZU Risa (27=England West Ham) SEIKE Takako

(27=Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Urawa Red Diamonds)

(27=INAC Kobe Leonessa) HASEGAWA Yui (26=Manchester City, England) SUGITA Hikazu (26=USA Portland Thorns)


(25=West Ham, England) MOKA Minami (24=Rome, Italy) NAGANO Fuka (24=Liverpool, England) MIURA Narumi

(26=North Carolina College, USA)

* Although he was not included in the World Cup squad, he has played 31 matches for the national team.
UEKI Riko (24=Nippon TV Tokyo Verdy Beleza) MIYAZAWA Hinata (23=England Manchester United in transfer negotiations) TAKARADA Saori

(23=Sweden Linköping)

*He returned to the national team for the first time since the training match in April.
TAKAHASHI Hana (4=Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Urawa Red Diamonds)ENDO Jun (23=USA Angel City)ISHIKAWA Rion

(23=Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Urawa Red Diamonds)

(20=NTV Tokyo Verdy Beleza)