A selection of the J.League’s top Under-16 players will train in the United States later this month, marking the league’s seventh overseas camp for that age group.
The team, managed by Sanfrecce Hiroshima Junior Youth coach Tomokazu Iwanari, will participate in the Disney Boys Soccer Showcase presented by AS Roma, a tournament known for attracting the country’s top university scouts.
The camp will last from December 24 through January 1, with the tournament taking place between December 27 and 30.
Japan U-16 Selection:
Brian Reo Kokubo (Kashiwa Reysol)
Keigo Harada (Avispa Fukuoka)
Shinnosuke Fukuda (Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo)
Masataka Yuuki (Kashima Antlers)
Tetta Kawai (Gamba Osaka)
Takumu Kenmotsu (Shimizu S-Pulse)
Kotaro Kume (Tokushima Vortis)
Tsubasa Terayama (FC Tokyo)
Kei Oshiro (Urawa Reds)
Chota Nakatani (Sanfrecce HIroshima)
Chihiro Otomo (Montedio Yamagata)
Daiya Sawada (Mito Hollyhock)
Jonathan Matsuoka (Nagoya Grampus)
Shuya Iwai (Ehime FC)
Kaito Kuwahara (Avispa Fukuoka)
Sena Saito (Shimizu S-Pulse)
Hiroto Nakagawa (Cerezo Osaka)
Kaito Watanabe (Sanfrecce Hiroshima)