The Japan Football Association on Friday announced its call-ups for the Japan Under-23 national team’s friendly against Ghana at Best Amenity Stadium in Tosu next Wednesday.
Twenty-two J.League players will take place in the MS&AD Cup 2016, which has been revamped as a charity match in support of Kumamoto prefecture following last month’s deadly earthquakes.
Goalkeepers: Masatoshi Kushibiki (Kashima Antlers), Daichi Sugimoto (Tokushima Vortis), Ayumi Niekawa (Sagan Tosu)
Defenders: Sai van Wermeskerken (FC Dordrecht / Holland), Genta Miura (Shimizu S-Pulse), Takuya Iwanami (Vissel Kobe), Naomichi Ueda (Kashima Antlers), Ryosuke Yamanaka (Kashiwa Reysol), Tatsuki Nara (Kawasaki Frontale), Mavashi Kamekawa (Avispa Fukuoka), Yukitoshi Ito (Kashima Antlers)
Midfielders: Riki Harakawa (Kawasaki Frontale), Ryota Oshima (Kawasaki Frontale), Gakuto Notsuda (Albirex Niigata), Shinya Yajima (Fagiano Okayama), Kento Hashimoto (FC Tokyo), Yuta Toyokawa (Fagiano Okayama) Junya Ito (Kashiwa Reysol), Yosuke Ideguchi (Gamba Osaka)
Forwards: Takeshi Kanamori (Avispa Fukuoka). Takuma Asano (Sanfrecce Hiroshima). Cayman Togashi (Yokohama F. Marinos). Ado Onaiwu (JEF United Chiba)