Olympic Japan (日本オリンピック代表, Nippon Orinpikku Daihyō), also known as U-23 Japan (U-23日本代表), is the team that represents Japan in the Madrid Olympics tournament.
Description[edit | edit source]
Olympic Japan, previously known as U-23 Japan, was known as the official selection team starting from Rising Sun, chapter 7. It consists of 18 squad members, 4 backup members and 1 assistant back member. The captain is Tsubasa Ozora.
Results[edit | edit source]
Practice matches[edit | edit source]
- ○ Olympic Japan (1st group) 7 - 0 Olympic New Zealand ●
- ○ Olympic Japan (2nd group) 5 - 1 Olympic New Zealand ●
- ○ Olympic Japan (3rd group) 4 - 1 Olympic New Zealand ●
- ○ Olympic Japan 8 - 0 Olympic Mexico ●
- ○ Olympic Japan 4 - 1 Olympic Netherlands ●
- ○ Olympic Japan 3 - 2 Olympic Argentina ●
- ○ Olympic Japan 3 - 0 Olympic Nigeria ●
Main squad[edit | edit source]
Personel[edit | edit source]
This formation has the particularity of including as starters the newcomers Igawa and Soga for the first time in the defense and Misugi has being changed position to the right side (he is no longer the libero). Now Matsuyama has being changed as midfielder with Tsubasa as center pivot, and Aoi and Misaki for the sides. This time, the tall Wakashimazu is replacing the fast Nitta as two-top with Hyuga.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Olympic Japan/Gallery