Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Japan Hockey News

Siegfried Aikman
The Tokyo Games, originally scheduled for July 24-Aug. 9, were postponed to 2021 on Tuesday as the world's biggest sporting spectacle became the latest to fall prey to the coronavirus crisis. The sport of hockey too has been impacted by the flu-like disease that has killed more than 24,000 people...
Siegfried AIkman
While the global sporting calendar is in disarray amid Coronavirus fears, the Japanese men's hockey team continue to train in Kakamigahara, normally on their regular schedule, but are taking precautionary measures to prevent any case of the virus. Japanese men's hockey teams Coach Siegfried Aikman who is currently in Japan...
Japan Men's Hockey Team
With local, national and international sporting events suspended or cancelled because of COVID-19 concerns, it was only a matter of time before it impacted the Japanese Hockey team. The Japanese Men's Hockey teams 'Tour of Holland' had to be cancelled because of the ongoing global pandemic.The tour was part of...
Japan Hockey Federation
The Japan Hockey Association (Hirofumi Nakasone) has welcomed a comedian, Rochchi Souichi Nakaoka, as a “hockey ambassador”. A presentation ceremony was heldat the "Japan Hockey Association Thanksgiving Gathering" held on February 17, 2020, and Mr. Nakasone gave Mr. Nakaoka were given a special uniform (uniform number 2020) and a stick. Mr....
Japan Men's Hockey Team
Japan head coach Siegfried Aikman is looking forward to getting his players back to regular routine after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test event, as their 10-day national team begins this week in Tokyo. Although Japan will not play at the upcoming final Olympic qualifier round, since they have already secured...
Japan Men's Hockey Team
An impressive Japanese men's hockey team claimed the 'Bronze' at the Olympic Test event here on Wednesday, defeating Malaysia by a huge margin of (6-1). Japan are World ranked 18th, while Malaysia stand 12th on the World Ranking table. Hirotaka Zendana (32', 56') and Yoshiki Kirishita (39', 45+') scored a brace...
Favourites Japan beat Russia (3-1) in a thrilling shootout after being locked (1-1) in regulation time at the FIH Series Finals tournament in Hiroshima. This was an upset for Russia who have been brilliant earlier in this event by finishing first in Pool. Both teams had excellent chances to win the...
Japan Mens National Team
Riding high on confidence with their third place finish at the FIH Series Finals in India, the Japan men's hockey team, led by Coach Siegfried Aikman, are set for their next challenge. Japan will welcome world no.10 Canada in Fukui, Japan for a seven-day training tour. Canada will play one match...
Japan Womens Hockey Team
The first crossover match of the FIH Womens Series Finals in Hiroshima saw the hosts Japan claim a clean sweep (5-0) victory over Poland. Despite the best efforts of their captain, Marlena Rybacha, Poland just couldn’t deal with the pace and intensity that Japan imposed upon them and much of...
Asian Games champions Japan defeated USA 4-2 in a hard-fought match to finish third in the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here Saturday. World no. 18 Japan scored through Kazuma Murata (11th), Yoshiki Krishita (25th), Kenta Tanaka (60th and 60th) to emerge winners. World no. 25 USA gave a good account of themselves with Aki Kaeppler converting two penalty corners to give Japan a tough fight. It was a...
World ranked fifth, India will take on the Asian Games Medallist Japan who are ranked 18th, in the semi-finals of the FIH Men’s Series Finals on Friday. Japan and India have so far played 83 games, where India have won 75 with Japan winning four and drawing four games. India...
Deegan Huisman fights for the ball.
The USA men put up a spirited performance to record a (2-2) draw against Japan to qualify directly for the semi-finals as Pool B toppers in the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here Monday. The match between world no. 18 Japan and world no. 25 USA witnessed a hard-fought first...
The Japanese Men's Hockey team notched a 3-1 win over Mexico in their opening match of the FIH Hockey Series Finals in Bhubaneswar today. Mexico was the first to open the scoreboard courtesy of Erik Hernandez (3rd min), but Japan was quick to equalise thanks to a penalty corner goal...
Hazuki Nagai
The Japan Hockey Association has announced the Japanese side that will take part in the the much-awaited FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima, Japan 2019 scheduled to begin on 15th till 23rd June 2019 at the Wide Area Park 2nd Field Stadium, Hiroshima. The event will see Japan team grouped in...
Japan men's hockey team
World No. 18 Japan, arrived today in Bhubaneswar to take part in the upcoming FIH Men's Series Finals Bhubaneswar Odisha 2019. The Japanese side, will be led by Captain Manabu Yamashita, and come into the tournament riding high on their success in the Asian Games 2018 where they won the...

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