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Pre-season training is now in full swing for Japan Hockey as they ramp up preparations towards the 2019 Season. While getting their fitness levels up is the main priority, the focus is also on building squads for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Japan Men’s Hockey Team will open their training season by first taking part in the 2019 3 Nations Invitational Tournament in Chile starting 15 January 2019. Japan will compete with Argentina and hosts Chile.

Here is their complete squad list for the 3 Nations Invitational Tournament.

Goalkeepers

  • Suguru Shinmoto ( GK )
  • Yusuke Takano ( GK )

Defenders

  • Manabu Yamashita
  • Takahiro Zendana
  • Masaki Ohashi
  • Shota Yamada
  • Yoshitaka Kirishita
  • Riku Tamura

Mid-Fielders

  • Genki Mitani
  • Seren Tanaka
  • Masahiro Ochiai
  • Kaito Tanaka
  • Kazuki Yoneda

Forwards

  • Kenta Tanaka
  • Kenji Kitazato
  • Kazuma Murata
  • Yuki Wakuri
  • Koji Yamasaki

Staff and Officials

  • Team Manager : Takahiko Yamahori
  • Head Coach: Siegfried Aikman
  • Coach : Yoshihiro Anai
  • Translator : Satoshi Makimoto
  • PR : Masafumi Nakano
  • Physio : Atsushi Kawamura