Kubo tops Japan’s record
goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima (RC Strasbourg, FRA), Shuichi Gonda (Shimizu E-pulse, JP) and Daniel Schmidt (Sint-Truiden, BEL).
defenses: Yuto Nagatomo (FC Tokyo, JP), Maya Yoshida (Schalke 04, ALE), Hiroki Sakai (Urawa Reds, JP), Shogo Taniguchi (Kawasaki Frontale, JP), Miki Yamane (Kawasaki Frontale, JP), Ko Itakura (Borussia ) Monchengladbach, ALE), Yuta Nakayama (Huddersfield, ING), Hiroki Ito (Stuttgart, ALE), Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal, ING).
Midfielders and forwardsGaku Shibasaki (Leganes, ESP), Wataru Endo (Stuttgart, ALE), Junya Ito (Reims, FRA), Takuma Asano (Bochum, ALE), Takumi Minamino (AS Monaco, FRA), Hidemasa Morita (Sporting Lisboa, POR), Daichi Kamada (Eintracht Frankfurt, ALE), Yuki Soma (Nagoya Grampus, JP), Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton, ING), Daizen Maeda (Celtic FC, ESC), Ritsu Doan (Freiburg, ALE), Ayase Ueda (Witch Circle). , BEL), Ao Tanaka (Fortune Düsseldorf, ALE), Takefusa Kubo (Royal Society, ESP).
The choice of Japan he already has his 26 summoned for the Qatar World Cup 2022. The ‘blue samurai’ Spain’s rivals within the group stage, they are going to go together with the midfielder of the Royal Society Takefusa Kubo like an excellent banner.
Together with Kubo there are different footballers with an necessary presence in European leagues akin to Daiichi Kamada (Eintracht Frankfurt), wataru (Stuttgart), takumi minamino (AS Monaco) or Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal), based on the record made public immediately by the Japanese coach, Hajime Moriyasu.
“I’ve made the perfect and most full choice potential, giving significance to our work collectively to date, to the state of affairs of the gamers of their golf equipment and to how we plan to play on the World Cup,” Moriyasu stated.
The coach identified the “excessive problem” in drawing up the record as a result of variety of legitimate gamers in every place for his name, through which the absences of regulars with the nationwide crew stand out, akin to Kyogo Furuhashi or Reo Hatate (each at Celtic FC), Genki Haraguchi (FC Union Berlin) or yuya osako (Vissel Kobe).
The aforementioned Kubo and Kamada are among the many 19 of the whole of 26 summoned that can debut in a World Cup competitors.
Among the many oldest are the captain maya yoshida (Schalke 04) yr Hiroki Sakai (Urawa Reds), who’re dealing with their third World Cup, whereas for the goalkeeper eiji kawashima (RC Strasbourg), 39, and for the facet Yūto Nagatomo (FC Tokyo), 36, would be the fourth appointment.
Moriyasu, nevertheless, may very well be pressured to make a last-minute change earlier than the Japanese crew travels to Qatar, as a result of numerous gamers referred to as up who’ve suffered current accidents -among them Kubo- since in lots of European leagues they compete till every week earlier than the World Cup.
The “blue samurai” have deliberate a match pleasant in opposition to Canada subsequent day 17 in Dubai, earlier than the World Cup.
Japan will play their first match of the competitors in group E on the twenty third in opposition to Germany, and can later face Costa Rica on the twenty seventh, and to Spain on December 1.