Monday, August 10, 2020

Japan Hockey News

Japan : Japan's Cherry Blossoms beat Australia in Four Nations decider
The SOMPO Cup, taking place in Osaka Japan, has reached its end, with Japan’s Women Hockey Team putting up yet another stellar performance to win the 4 nation tournament. Besides Japan, the teams taking part in the Cup were Korea, Australia and the United States. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1041261041294794752 The final was played between...
Japan : Hockey Japan announces their squad for Darwin International Men's Hockey tournament
Hockey Japan named a 18-member team for the Darwin International Hockey Open tournament which starts on Tuesday, at the Marrara Hockey Stadium in Australia. The squad : Name Position Takashi Yoshikawa Goalkeeper Yuri Arnold Goalkeeper Manabu Yamashita Defender Hirotaka Zendana Defender Shota Yamada Defender Miu Tanimitsu Defender Yoshitaka Kirishita Defender Riku Tamura Defender Kenji Kitazato Midfielder Genki Mitsutani Midfielder Seren Tanaka Midfielder Kota Ozawa Midfielder Kazuki Yoneda Midfielder Kazuma Murata Forward Yuki Wakuri Forward Koshi Yamasaki Forward Wataru Matsumoto Forward Kazumasa Matsumoto Forward
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...
Asiad 2018 : Double joy for Japan as the Men joins the Womens as Asian Games Hockey Champions
It was double joy for Japan as the men joined the women as Asian Games hockey champions after they beat Malaysia in what can only be called the most scintillating of matches. A 6-6 scoreline at full-time reflected a game that was played with a ferocity and an intensity worthy...
Asiad 2018 : Japan Men's Hockey team cruise through to the Semi-Finals
Japan fought their way into the semifinals of the Asian Games by edging Korea 3-2 in a thrilling match at the GBK Hockey Stadium. The Japanese celebrated at the end of the match and they thoroughly deserved the win. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1034448658245144577 “The players played their hearts out and the result is a just...
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...
Asiad 2018 : Japan Men's Hockey Team clinch their first Asian Games Gold Medal
Japan won their first ever gold medal in men’s Hockey when they defeated Malaysia 3-1 in a shootout after the match ended 6-6 in regulation time at the GBK Hockey Stadium in Jakarta. Samurai Japan proved their mettle as the deserving team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, although they were...
Asiad 2018 : India and Japan battle for gold in women's Asian Games Hockey competition
As the women's hockey competition at the 18th Asian Games reaches its exciting conclusion, we recap on what has happened so far at a event that has seen some fantastic matches, some drama and upset and, ultimately, has two of the most exciting teams playing for the gold medal. While...
Asiad 2018 : Japan battle to a 2-0 win against a well organized, defensively resilient Korea in their semi finals match
Japan, ranked 14 in the world beat South Korea 2-0 in the women’s first semi-final at the Asian Games at the GBK Hockey Stadium. The match was played at a furious pace and both teams went at each other with determination. For three-quarters of the game, both teams were evenly...
Asiad 2018 : Fine win by Japan Women's Hockey team as they beat China Women's Hockey team 4-2
Japan booked their place in the semi-finals of the women’s competition after their win against China 4-2 at the GBK Stadium in Jakarta. The win gives Japan nine points from three matches with second-placed Malaysia on 7 points, courtesy of two wins and a draw leaving China on 4...
Asiad 2018 : Neat play by Japan Men's Hockey team as they beat Indonesia Men's Hockey team 3-1
For the Indonesians, who are playing  their second Asian games, scoring the goal was an achievement. In the opening game, they India. They last played in the 1962 Games which were also held in Jakarta. At that Games, they scored two goals. But conceded 18 in the four matches played. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1032268055265435648 Indonesian...
Asiad 2018 : Japan Women's Hockey team continues their winning streak as they beat Hong Kong China 6-0
Japan moved closer to a semi-final berth in Group A of the women’s hockey event after a 6-0 win over Hong Kong China at the GBK Hockey Stadium. Japan ranked 14th in the world were far more potent than Hong Kong, but they had to struggle in the initial stage....
Asiad 2018 : Japan Men's Hockey team claim an opening day victory as they beat Sri Lanka 11-0
On a day of high scoring matches, Japan joined the fray with a 11-0 victory over Sri Lanka in Group A at the GBK Hockey Stadium. The Japanese, unlike other teams, do not need to win the gold medal to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1031459437947441153 But coach Siegfried Aikman said it...
Asiad 2018 : Goals Galore for Japan Women's Hockey team as they thrash Chinese Taipei 11-0
JAKARTA: Japan started their women’s hockey campaign in earnest when the routed Chinese Taipei 11-0 in their opening Group A match at the GBK Hockey Stadium. It was a classic performance by the Japanese as they had full control of the match, Japan’s head coach Anthony Farry said that there are...
JapanMensHockeyTeam
The Japan Men's Hockey Team is all set to play six matches in Holland from 21st April – 26th April 2019, as a part of their preparations for the FIH Men’s Hockey Series Finals in India. The “Japan's Tour Of Holland" begins with the Japanese Team taking on the Dutch...

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