J1 soccer team Sanfrecce Hiroshima made final adjustments at their new stadium in Hiroshima City, where the match will be held, ahead of their opening match against Urawa Reds on the 23rd.

Sanfrecce will play their J1 opening game against the Reds on the 23rd, their first official match at Edion Peace Wing Hiroshima, a newly built soccer stadium in Naka Ward, Hiroshima City that will be their home base from this season.

On the morning of the 22nd, the team practiced at the stadium where the match was held, and the attacking players, Makoto Mitsuda, and forward Rikujiki Kato, who had his hair dyed in preparation for the season opener, practiced connecting passes in a narrow space, demonstrating speedy movements. I was showing it.

In addition, goalkeeper Keisuke Osako, who is expected to make a comeback from a fracture in his right hand, practiced handling cross balls and saving shots, and checked how the ball would roll on the new stadium's turf. .

Osako said, ``We are 100% finished. The Reds' frontline players are strong, but if we can shut out such an opponent, we will gain confidence. I want to get our first win in the new stadium as soon as possible.''

The J1 opening match between Sanfrecce and the Reds on the 23rd is scheduled to kick off at 2:00 p.m., and will be broadcast on NHK General TV and simultaneously streamed on NHK Plus.