Japan's men's Olympic hopefuls to take on Ghana U24 in June

Soccer May 18, 2021

Japan's men's Olympic hopefuls to take on Ghana U24 in June

Japan men's under-24 side will take on Ghana U24 on June 5 at Best Denki Stadium in Fukuoka Prefecture in a friendly, the Japan Football Association said Monday, as they step up their preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic hopefuls, who have another match ...

Nadeshiko captain Saki Kumagai to leave Lyon at end of season

Soccer Apr 21, 2021

Nadeshiko captain Saki Kumagai to leave Lyon at end of season

Japan women's national soccer team captain Saki Kumagai announced on Instagram on Tuesday she will be leaving Olympique Lyonnais after eight years with the French team. The 30-year-old Kumagai, who was a member of the silver-winning 2012 London Olympic team as well as the team ...