Official 2017 Nadeshiko Japan Thread [R] - なでしこジャパン(英語スレッド)

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  1. blissett

    blissett Member+

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    #1 blissett, Dec 31, 2016
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    Hi, guys, and welcome to our new shiny Nadeshiko Japan football-related thread for 2017. :)

    2017, the year waited for so long by everyone, the year when... :cautious: ...when... o_O ...when... *crickets*... nothing happens? :eek:

    Ok, not exactly. :D But we have to say that most of the exciting tournaments that we use to be waiting for are way more than a year from now. No U-17 WWC or U-20 WWC until 2018. Next editions of AFC Women's Asian Cup and of Asian Games are also in 2018. While we all know that we have to wait for 2019 for next WWC in France (at least, it's so close to my country :giggle:). And (gasp!) still three years to go for Tokyo 2020 Olympics... :eek:

    So we're just left with an Algarve Cup that's orphan of the likes of USA and Germany, and, at club level, with our usual Nadeshiko League competitions? Ok, Nadeshiko League is exciting, but we need more! :alien:

    Well, for sure we're going to get EAFF Women's East Asian Cup. And it will be held in Japan! :) But it will be in... December 2017!? Oh... :unsure:
    We also get Universiade, in Chinese Taipei in August 2017: it could be worth following and I wonder if any University talents can find their way to Senior National Team.

    Ok, not very much, I admit. Please, correct me if I forgot anything. :)

    But if the year is so "empty" for what concerns "big tournaments", this means that it's the perfect moment to develop a team for the new cycle! :) This has to be a developmental year! The developmental year. We have to get a Japan's team that's stronger than ever, and that can repeat the incredible success of the 2011 generation. Takakura has a long work ahead of her. At the same time, she has all the time in the world to make all of this work count, at every level. I hope JFA will cooperate and will plan a cycle of important friendly matches accordingly: the Senior Team will need to accumulate international experience, especially if Takakura will tinker around a lot with schemes, tactics, players... It's not only a "lab" work, that can be carried on with just training camps and stages: it has to be verified step by step on the pitch, versus real opposition.

    So my wish for 2017 is a serious schedule of friendly international matches, that makes it possible to develop an elite team for the 2018-2020 cycle! :)

    A more delimited wish is for a player in particular: Aya Miyama. I guess there was no worse and saddest year in her career than this 2017. :unsure: No qualification for Rio Olympics. Injuries. Parting ways with Okayama Yunogo Belle, who subsequently dismantled their team and got relegated in 2nd Division...
    We don't have many news about her these days, but I just hope that she can find new life somewhere, in a different team. Such a career can't end like this, no way! :devilish: So, this has to be the year of Miyama's resurgence! :thumbsup:
     
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  2. unepomme

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    A happy new year, everyone.
    Thank you bliss for new thread as always.


    Introduction of Youth Championship 4:
    http://www.jfa.jp/news/00012248/

    FC Imabari Hiuchi Ladies
    Urawa Red Diamond Ladies Youth (Nagano, Takahashi, Kojima)
    NGU Nagoya FC Ladies Youth
    Nittere Menina (Ueki, KanNo, Ono, Momoko)
     
  3. KAPIJXM

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    Nov 18, 2011
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    Celta de Vigo
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    Japan
    Happy new year everyone. Hope this 2017 bring success to all of you and to our Nadeshiko girls as well

    Enviado desde mi Orange Roya mediante Tapatalk
     
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  4. INACc4ever

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    Jan 25, 2015
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    新年明けましておめでとうございます。 今年も宜しくお願いします。
     
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  5. blissett

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    #5 blissett, Jan 1, 2017
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    First of all: some very good news to start 2017. Apparently, Full Bloom Guidebook recently resumed activity, and it's been updated with all of the missing stats, from the end of October 2016 on! :)
    Welcome back, an_turtar! :giggle:

    Next: I finished compiling the chart of the seasonal scorers at club level. The rules I followed are the same as previous years, as seen here (give or take a few). For "too long, not read" jumpers :giggle:, the core is: no National Teams goals, no overseas leagues goals, only Division 1 club competitions in Japan (included Empress' Cup, that has clubs from all levels, but no Division 2, no Nadeshiko League Division 2 Cup nor any lesser league).
    This year, there is a competition more than last year (Nadeshiko League Cup Division 1), but there aren't so many matches more (since last year's Division 1 formula was Regular Season + Exciting Series, that counted for more or less the same number of matches as Nadeshiko League Div. 1 + Nadeshiko League Cup), so it's quite meaningful that this season there were much more goals in top-positions of the chart.
    The format works as usual:
    4 - Chinatsu Kira - Urawa Reds Diamonds Ladies - 13 (9 / 2 / 2)(+11!)
    this means that Kira is 4th in the chart, played in Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies, scored 13 goals, 9 in Nadeshiko League Division 1, 2 in Nadeshiko League Cup (Div. 1) and 2 in Empress' Cup, and that she scored 11 goals more than previous season (and yes, this is a fictional example: actually this year Chinatsu Kira scored just 1 goal in the whole season, counting all competitions).

    These are the first 20 positions of the chart (actually the first 21 position: 7 players were tied at 15th place, so I added 1 position to accomodate them all):

    Nadeshiko League Seasonal scorers

    1 - Kumi Yokoyama - AC Nagano Parceiro Ladies - 27 (16 / 9 / 2) (can't be properly compared: in Challenge League last season)*
    2 - Mina Tanaka - Nippon TV Beleza- 26 (18 / 6 / 2)(+5!)
    3 - Yuka Momiki - Nippon TV Beleza - 20 (7 / 8 / 5)(+13!)
    4 - Ami Sugita - Iga FC Kunoichi - 11 (6 / 4 / 1)(+3)
    - Risa Fukasawa - JEF United Ichihara Chiba Ladies - 11 (5 / 5 / 1)(+7!)
    6 - Sayaka Oishi - Albirex Niigata Ladies - 10 (7 / 1 / 2)(-2)
    - Mizuho Sakaguchi - Nippon TV Beleza - 10 (7 / 3 / 0)(0)
    - Mai Kyokawa - INAC Kobe Leonessa - 10 (6 / 1 / 3)(+3)
    - Megumi Kamionobe - Albirex Niigata Ladies - 10 (6 / 4 / 0)(+1)
    - Shiho Tomari - AC Nagano Parceiro Ladies - 10 (4 / 4 / 2) (can't be properly compared: in Challenge League last season)*
    11 - Haruka Hamada - Vegalta Sendai Ladies - 9 (6 / 1 / 2)(+4)
    - Yuri Kawamura - Vegalta Sendai Ladies - 9 (6 / 1 / 2)(-1)
    - Rin Sumida - Nippon TV Beleza - 9 (5 / 4 / 0)(+9!)
    - Yuika Sugasawa - JEF United Ichihara Chiba - 9 (5 / 3 / 1)(-6!)
    15 - Shinobu Ohno - INAC Kobe Leonessa - 8 (7 / 1 / 0)(+2)
    - Yu Nakasato - Nippon TV Beleza - 8 (5 / 0 / 3)(+2)
    - Michi Goto - Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies - 8 (3 / 3 / 2)(+4)
    - Megumi Takase - INAC Kobe Leonessa - 8 (3 / 4 / 1)(-2)
    - Yui Hasegawa - Nippon TV Beleza - 8 (2 / 3 / 3)(+ 4)
    - Ayaka Michigami - INAC Kobe Leonessa - 8 (1 / 4 / 3)(+7!)
    - Narumi Miura - Nippon TV Beleza - 8 (0 / 2 / 6)(+8!)

    * Anyway, Yokoyama scored way less in Division 1 than in Division 2: last year she had scored 35 goals in the league only, while Shiho Tomari had 11 goals in the league and remained more or less the same.

    Some observations:
    - when two players are even on goals, I've written first the one with more goals in Division 1 (arguably, the most important competition); when they were even in Division 1 goals, I just used alphabetical order;
    - Mina Tanaka scored 5 goals more than previous year and was top-scorer of Division 1 this season, but she did worse in the general seasonal chart: she was at 1st place in 2015, ahead of top scorer of Division 1 Yuika Sugasawa, while this year she lost 1st place to Yokoyama, despite beating her in the League;
    - Yuka Momiki is the sensation of this season: despite not having scored much in the league, she grabs 3rd place, with an impressive 13 goals more than previous season! :eek: If you factor in her performance at U-20 WWC, I guess it's been the year of her final blossoming;
    - after first three places, with 20 or more goals each, the level suddenly drops by about ten goals in subsequent positions, that, in general, look quite average. :x3: On the other hand, in 2015 Mina Tanaka was the only one to score more than 20;
    - Yuika Sugasawa, who was top-scorer of Nadeshiko League and 2nd overall seasonal scorer in 2015, had the worse performance this year (at least between the ones who managed to remain in top 20), with 6 goals less and 9 positions down; I do wonder if she keeps being NT material or not... :unsure:
    - despite being quite old (at last Nadeshiko League Ceremony, she was awarded for reaching 200 caps in Nadeshiko League, along with Yuka Kado and two other fellow seasonal scorers, Megumi Kamionobe and Mizuho Sakaguchi) and despite never having been too much heralded, Risa Fukasawa posts an impressive 4th place, with 7 goals more than last season! :eek:
    - One could wonder where Michigami would have ended if she hadn't been injured for most of the season: she anyway managed to scored 8 goals; quite equally impressive was Narumi Miura: 8 goals without scoring even a single one in the league!
    - The way Nippon TV Beleza players populated the chart of Seasonal Scorers is impressive! :eek: They are 7 out of 21 (Tanamina, Momiki, Sakaguchi, Sumida, Nakasato, Hasegawa, Miura)! Last season, they were just 3 out of 20 (Tanamina, Sakaguchi, Momiki), with two other teams, back then, having 4 players each at max (Vegalta with Kawamura, Ono, Inoue and Arimachi; Albirex with Yamazaki, Kamionobe, Oishi, Saeki); also, 4 of the said 7 Beleza players were part of National Team at last U-20 WWC this year (Momiki, Sumida, Hasegawa, Miura);
    - Notable names from last year who are now out of top 20 Seasonal Scorers:
    Rika Masuya (-8!)
    Marumi Yamazaki (-8!)
    Kiko Seike (-9! injured all season :unsure:)
    Chinatsu Kira (-7!)
    Hitomi Ono (-5!)
    Aya Miyama (-4 :()
    Ayaka Inoue (-3)
    Yui Narumiya (-2)
    Aya Saeki (-5!)
    Saori Arimachi (same number of goals from last season, but she dropped at 22th place, with it, this year)
    Rie Azami and Kaoruko Suzuki are now in Division 2; the former scored a reasonable number of goals there compared to what she had scored last season in Division 1.
     
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  6. unepomme

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    Jan 21, 2010
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    Outstanding players of high school tournament so far:

    Fujieda Junshin
    Tsuchiya (Orca Kamogawa)
    Fukuda Yui (Inac)

    Sakuyo
    Tomita
    Hasuwa

    Jumonji
    Matsumoto
    Murakami
    Kurata

    I predict Jumonji might win the title for the first time. They have a lot of gifted players.
     
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  7. unepomme

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    I've completely forgot Miyazawa Hinata (Seisa Shonan), because Seisa disappeared early.:p
    She could've been the biggest star in this competition if they had won the game, but Seisa was immature as a team.
     
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  8. unepomme

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    Jan 21, 2010
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    Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
    Today's result:

    Youth Championship

    Cerezo 16-0 Vicsale Okinawa
    Albi 1-0 Inac
    Ange Violet 2-1 Club Fields Linda
    Akita L.F.C. 0-9 Jef
    Sfida 5-3 Takarazuka El Baile
    Oita Trinita 2-3 Jumonji Ventus
    FC Imabari Hiuchi 0-10 Urawa
    Nagoya 0-9 Menina
     
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  9. blissett

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    First goal today for Yukari Kinga in Aussie W-League, but it was not a good one, since it was Canberra's only goal in an 1-6 rout vs Sydney FC. :(

    Canberra anyway keeps a 6 points advantage over 5th place. The top 4 of the league will play-off for the title.
     
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  10. unepomme

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  11. unepomme

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    Jan 21, 2010
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    Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
    Today's result:

    High School Tournament

    Fujieda Junshin 0-2 Daisho Gakuen
    Daisho's defence was really tight; I can understand that Inac had taken some time to score.

    Seiwa Gakuen 0-1 Kamimura Gakuen
    Jumonji 1-0 Hiroshima Bunkyo
    Jumonji's captain Murakami Maho is a good player like Nagano Fuuka. She seems to always know the best pass course.
    Shutoku 4-3 Tokiwagi

    Youth Championship

    Cerezo 6-0 Albi
    Ange Violet 0-10 Jef
    Sfida 4-2 Jumonji
    Urawa 0-0 (PK 4-2) Menina
     
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  12. blissett

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    It's strange to watch the video while already knowing results of next round... :p

    - 16-0 was a quite harsh result from Cerezo! :eek:
    - Happy to see Ange Violet advance, although they will be subsequently crushed by JEF...
    - Urawa's girls looked like each was twice as tall as their opponents! :eek:
    - I liked a lot the action of Sfida Setagaya's #4 on the right-side: she looks like a good player! :)

    Yes, and it was also in extra-time to boot... :p

    Despite the result, I guess INAC took the right direction by strongly supporting a youth team, as other Division 1 team do (Urawa, JEF, Albi and, in particular Beleza). I guess their main model is indeed Beleza, not only for the choice of a different name than just "Urawa Youth" or "JEF Youth" (Beleza > Menina = INAC > Leoncina), but also because the Beleza/Menina/Serias youth program was a very successful one, unrelentlessly producing players for the Senior Team and for National Teams as wel. If INAC wants to stay as a permanent power in Nadeshiko Football they have to nurture a youth academy, and that's what they're trying to do: the results are going to come in the future! :)
     
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  13. unepomme

    unepomme Member+

    Jan 21, 2010
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    Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
    That FC Imabari is a club that the former Japan male NT coach Okada Takeshi (the most famous as a Japanese coach) made as the owner aiming at J League, so they may have great possibility in the future.
     
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  14. unepomme

    unepomme Member+

    Jan 21, 2010
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    The other outstanding players in the high school tournament:

    Okino Kurea (Tokiwagi):
    easily recognizable FW (166cm), relatively fast comparing with Michigami
    Hirakawa AnNa (Shutoku)
    the current top scorer in this competition; 2goals and 1 assist today
    Nishimura Kiyoka (GK, Daisho - Beleza)
    I'm not sure if she can compete with Yamashita or Tanaka Momoko.
     
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  15. #5nadeshikofan

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    May 26, 2012
    Plymouth, Michigan, USA
    Club:
    Vegalta Sendai
    Nat'l Team:
    Japan
    Here is a recent interview with Kozue Ando:
    The translation is by google translate. I also added the link to the original:

    http://www.hochi.co.jp/soccer/japan/20161231-OHT1T50145.html

    Ando Teruo, Nadeshiko Japan again in the world ... 35 years old next year also has a feeling of "not feeling down"
    December 31, 2016 11: 0 sports broadcast
    Ando responding to an interview at the University of Tsukuba
    Ando responding to an interview at the University of Tsukuba

    Nadeshiko Japan who won the first prize in the German girls' World Cup in 11 years. Ando (the second from the left) also contributed as the main force (joint)
    Nadeshiko Japan who won the first prize in the German girls' World Cup in 11 years. Ando (the second from the left) also contributed as the main force (joint)

    Nadeshiko Japan missed the right to participate in the Olympics for the first time in four tournaments, and Takakura Asako, a new coach (48), took office in April and became a turbulent year. It is five years since the German girls' World Cup of 2011 who first shone in the world. Essen's FW Ando Kiyuba (34), the then winner of the event, responded to an interview with sports informa- tion, talking about his own state of affairs, a representative who is entering a turning point, a thought to the female football world. (Interview, Naohiro Hayashi)



    - I moved from Frankfurt to Essen last October, this season is the second season.

    "I think that this year's people can fit the team more than last year, I am the oldest and there are a lot of teenage children, a pretty young team. When I get on the waves there is a lot of momentum, but a bit instable Because there are places, I think I want to put out more experiences and summarize it. "

    - What is the influence of the left ankle broke in the Canada World Cup last summer?

    "I am playing without worrying at all, I took a plate of my left ankle this summer and I got a sense of incompatibility.I got rehabilitation at the University of Tsukuba and I was indebted to various people.The upper half of the body during the rehabilitation period As I was conscious of it, after heading up, the heading and air fights got stronger, and I got a margin when I kept it, obviously my clothes became too tight. "

    - In the Rio Olympic Asian final qualifying in March, the members who were considered to be strong became irresponsible and the team also missed the entry right.

    "The condition was also good and the rehabilitation also came for the Olympics, which was awful shock when I was not picked, but I had a chance to win, so I was cheering for a prayerful feeling. I was watching it in real time, but it trembled, I saw the facial expression after the game of the members who came together forever, it was frustrating or a complex feeling. "

    - Why are you actually playing in Germany that won the first race in the Rio Olympics and the strength you feel?

    "In the past it was an image that was fast and strong, recently more and more players with technology came out and threatened really. A U - 17 Bundesliga was made to nurture young athletes some years ago. Even once in a month there are representatives gathered and there are a lot of activities Even if there is a match on Sunday, even if the national team comes back on Wednesday or Thursday it is OK at all and I am also doing physical tests and strengthening camps. "

    - A small number of representative activities is a matter of Japan.

    "When you see what Germany is doing so much, you can not lose Japan either, as a powerful country is doing it, I want to do it as a competitor."

    - Nadeshiko Japan shifted to a new regime after the Olympic qualifying. Will you be willing to return to the 19th World Cup in France and the Tokyo Olympics in 20 years?

    "I think that I would like to be chosen.While I am doing soccer, I am working on thinking that I want to be called, but rather than being a Tokyo Olympics, I have to compete one year and a year, If I can appeal when the opportunity comes, "

    - For women's football to get excited again.

    "It is necessary to continue to leave results in the Olympic Games and the World Cup, and when I was elected representative for the first time in 1999, my parents did not show up at all in the newspaper, my parents did not know the result of the game (11 years ) It was quite different even after the World Cup even now and it was calm when the reporters came a lot.We have always felt a sense of crisis as we have noticed that we can not pick up if we do not produce results. "

    - Next year is 35 years old. From now on it will also fight against age.

    "I am fun among myself, I am honest, I do not have a feeling of decline.The endurance training also runs towards the beginning.They feel that the team can do the necessary play, on the contrary stable with mental aspect, there is"

    - Have you ever used your physical condition management as much as before?

    "Although I was unable to play soccer when I was in the US World Cup in 1999, I met a variety of teachers and seniors at Tsukuba University and reviewed all my life and training. About 21 years old, "I started thinking about sleeping, eating and training, so I think I can do it even if I get to this age It is my strength, I want to show that I can make more use of what I have done is not it"

    Of the 21 German World Cup winners, five people decided to retire, including Mr. Sawa and Mr. Haibori in last season, Maruyama took off the uniforms this season only. Even though Miyama, who left the Okayama Yotsogo in November and has left his appearance undecided, the players who are currently playing are 16 people, including Ando, 34 years old.

    Many players who are expected to be active in the 19th World Cup of the World Cup and 20 years in the Tokyo Olympic Games in the proven German World Cup group. Nagori, Sakaguchi, Utsugi, Kumagai, Iwabuchi convened in the expedition to the United States in June who became the first team of director Takakura who led the former coach Norio Sasaki (58) who led the day. Sakaguchi who was the only election from the domestic group received expectations such as being entrusted with Mr. Sawa's number 10.

    Samejima and Abeo Nobebe are also selected for the domestic camp in December, which was the last activity of the year. Nadeshiko Japan, a new regime and called for generational change, but the experience value of the German World Cup group is also indispensable to the world's best recapture.

    ◆ Ando Kozue Born in Utsunomiya City on July 9, 1982. 34 years old. In 2002 he was enrolled in University of Tsukuba, joined Saitama Reynasu (now Urawa), and in 2009 Nadeshiko League scores and MVP. He moved to Duisburg from 10 years, Frankfurt in 13 years, women's Europe CL climbed in 15 years. I transferred to Essen in October the same year. The representative debuted at the age of 16 in June 1999 and scored 19 points in 126 games. The Olympics and the World Cup participate three times at a time. 165 cm, 57 kg.

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  16. frideswide

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    Kumamoto Renaissance FC
    Feb 27, 2014
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    Abeo Nobebe = Kamionobe (got to love Google Translate...)
     
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  17. Sirtel

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    Oct 28, 2015
    Anyone else following this?
    Worth noting that it's the first time since 2007 that the winner won't be Hinomoto, Tokiwagi or Fujieda Junshin.
    First time since 2001 (!) that none of them is in the semi-finals.
     
  18. Lechus7

    Lechus7 Member+

    Aug 31, 2011
    Wroclaw
    Nadeshiko Schedule for 2017:
    http://www.jfa.jp/nadeshikojapan/news/00012198/

    Nadeshiko Japan:
    20.01 - 24.01 Training camp
    01.03 - 08.03 Algarve Cup
    09.04 - Friendly match (part of Kirin Challange Cup)
    05.06 - 13.06 Friendly tour (Belgium + other TBD)
    24.07 - 05.08 Overseas tour (TBD)
    22.10 - Friendly match (part of MS&AD Cup)
    end of Nov. - Training camp
    08.12 - 16.12 EAFF Championship

    U - 23:
    02.02 - 06.02 La Manga Tournament

    U - 19:
    12.03 - 15.03 Traning camp
    14.05 - 17.05 Training camp
    26.06 - 05.07 Overseas tour (TBA)
    03.09 - 06.09 Training camp
    14.10 - 28.10 U-19 AFC Cup (China)

    U - 16:
    10.02 - 12.02 Training camp
    17.02 - 19.02 Training camp
    April - Friendly tour (TBA)
    02.06 - 05.06 Training camp
    07.08 - 11.08 Training camp
    09.09 - 23.09 U-16 AFC Cup (Thailand)

    + Futsal AFC Cup in August
    and other tournament in September

    + Beach Soccer AFC Cup in Malaysia 18.02 - 24.02
    and WWC Bahamas 2017 in 27.04 - 07.05
     
  19. unepomme

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    Jan 21, 2010
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  20. frideswide

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    Feb 27, 2014
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    Brøndby IF

    Mmm... wake me up when it's over.. :sleep:

    I think I'll focus on the domestic leagues this year.
     
  21. blissett

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    Aug 20, 2011
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    Well, I'll admit I was hoping for something more, but at least the 12 days "overseas tour" in July/August has the potential to be interesting, if there are enough matches and they are against high-quality opposition. :cautious:

    As for the previous "friendly tour" in Europe, in fact Belgium is not the most exciting opponent around. Part of me hopes that the second opponent "to be defined" is a stronger one (Germany, France, England, Sweden...), part of me hopes that it is... Italy! :D
     
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  22. unepomme

    unepomme Member+

    Jan 21, 2010
    Club:
    Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
    Today's result:

    High School Tournament

    Jumonji 1-1 (PK 9-8) Shutoku
    Daisho 0-0 (PK 3-2) Kamimura

    Youth Championship

    Cerezo 2-1 Jef
    Sfida 0-5 Urawa
     
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  23. unepomme

    unepomme Member+

    Jan 21, 2010
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    Perhaps you should watch even PK shootout alone of Jumonji vs Shutoku.
    Jumonji's every player strongly kicked the ball to exactly just below the bar, while their GK was never likely to stop the opponent's any balls.:D
    I've never seen such accurate PK shootout in any games including male ones.
    http://www.tbs.co.jp/joshisoccer/result/4.html

    Kurata Akari was injured at the last moment, so if her unstoppable dribble was not in the final Jumonji's attack would be reduced by about 50 %.
     
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  24. blissett

    blissett Member+

    Aug 20, 2011
    Italy
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    Nat'l Team:
    --other--
    I am sorry for Shutoku's GK, who seemed better than Jumonji's (she quite had an hand on a pair PKs, and she even scored one!). I am also sorry that I didn't see anyone console the unlucky girl who missed last PK: I hope that it happened out of camera... :unsure:

    By the way, while watching this penalty shootout I realized that I ignore many of the rules about how it has to be played: every player on the pitch has to take a PK, before a player can shoot again? What if there is a clearly injured player on the pitch (as Akari was, who was limping)? Is she dispensed from taking a PK? Is it necessary that someone on the medical staff certifies that she's injured, to skip out on her? What happens exactly, if each player on the pitch, GKs included, already took a PK? I don't think you can use players on the bench, then, do you? So, you can then have a player take a second PK, and so on? And, when everyone has already shot and you start again, you have to follow the same order of penalty takers as the 1st "round" of PKs?

    A lot of questions, I know, and about circumstances that seldom happen, if ever, but I'd like to know the comprehensive rules about penalty shootouts (and don't remind me to them! :p I'd prefer a clear answer from someone who knows!)
     
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  25. unepomme

    unepomme Member+

    Jan 21, 2010
    Club:
    Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
    Today's result:

    Youth Championship

    The third place match
    Jef 3-2 Sfida

    The final
    Cerezo (Nojima 2, Takarada 2) 4-0 Urawa:eek:
     
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