Linebacker Masafumi Kawaguchi and three other Japanese have made the final roster on the Amsterdam Admirals for the 2003 season of the European affiliate of the NFL, NFL Japan officials said Wednesday.

Kawaguchi, formerly of Asahi Drinks, will take part in the season opener on April 5 against Rhein Fire along with linebacker Shinzo Yamada (Asahi Drinks), wide receiver Yoshinobu Imoto (Onward Skylarks) and Kwansei Gakuin University coach and linebacker Rikiya Ishida.

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