Japan Men’s Team Is Announced For Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023
The Asian Kabaddi Championship is the competition where countries from all over the Asia region compete with each other. It is conducted under the guidance of International Kabaddi Federation (IKF).
Over the years Indian Men’s and Women’s teams have dominated the Tournamen. Indian Men’s team has won six out of seven Gold medals. Indian Women’s team has won four out of five Gold medals.
This year the tournament will commence. 11th Asian Kabaddi Championship will be held at Busan, Korea from 27th to 30th June 2023. The year 2017 was the last time when this tournament was held.
For the upcoming Asian Kabaddi Championship, Japanese team selection has been done. 12 players are in the squad.
Japan Men’s Kabaddi Players for 19th Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023:
Masayuki Shimokawa, Hyuma Kurashima, Garyo Kono, Tetsuro Abe, Kazuhiro Takano, Etsuki Manita, Yuten Kawate, Masaki Hatakeyama, Daiki Aratake, Issei Ito, Mikito Endo & Hiroki Nishiyama.
Coach – Ryokei Kushige
Manager – Terukazu Nitta