Courtesy of the Japan Hockey Association
Japan have announced their squad who will compete for the Vitality Hockey World Cup London 2018 title.
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The World Cup squad will also participate in a crucial warm-up event involving Netherlands, Spain and China which is taking place in alongside the Men's Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 between 26-30 June.
The squad includes Rio 2016 participants Ono Mayumi, Nagai Hazuki, Mano Yukari, Yuda Hazuki, Tomonari Nagai, Minami Shimizu and Motohiro Kawamura.
The youngest in the squad is 21 year-old Makoto Segawa whilst the oldest is 33 year-year-old Ono Mayumi.
Japan face Australia, Belgium and New Zealand in their pool, with their opening match against 2014 runners-up Australia on the opening day of play, 21 July, at 20:00. To see their full schedule, .
Japan Women’s Hockey Team for the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018: