Japan national women’s volleyball team is one of the 16 team who will be playing in the Volleyball nations league 2019. This is the perfect preparation for the Japan as they are build up toward for the 2020 olympics at Tokyo.
Japan is one of the strongest team and ready to threat the Defending champions United states in the Pool stage.
Head coach of Kumi Nakada named the Japan Provisional roster list for the Women’s Volleyball nations league 2019 which will be schedule to starts from the 21st May.
Japan provisional FIVB VNL 2019 roster
Setters: Koyomi Tominaga, Haruka Miyashita, Miya Sato, Kanami Tashiro, Nanami Seki
Liberos: Kotoe Inoue, Akane Yamagishi, Mako Kobata Middle
Blockers: Erika Araki, Nana Iwasaka, Mai Okumura, Aika Akutagawa, Haruyo Shimamura, Aya Watanabe, Mai Irisawa
Wing Spikers (Outside & Opposite Hitters): Risa Shinnabe, Yuki Ishii, Mami Uchiseto, Yurie Nabeya, Yuka Imamura, Sarina Koga, Ai Kurogo, Miyu Nakagawa, Miwako Osanai, Yuri Yoshino, Reina Tokoku, Mayu Ishikawa, Ameze Miyabe
Average age: 25.3 (5th oldest)
Average height: 175.7cm (15th tallest)
Matches to played by Japan in Women’s VNL 2019
6th Rank Japan who is starting the the FIVB volleyball women’s nations league campaign by playing the first game on week 1 against Bulgaria which starts from the 10:30 AM CT time. Check out below the complete schedule of the Japan FIVB VNL 2019 schedule.
May 21 at 10:30 AM CT – Bulgaria v Japan
May 22 at 9 AM CT – Japan v USA
May 23 at 9 AM CT – Belgium v Japan
May 28 at 9:30 AM CT – Turkey v Japan
May 29 at 6:30 AM CT – Japan v Russia
May 30 at 6:30 AM CT – Japan v Germany
June 4 at 7:30 AM CT – China v Japan
June 5 at 4:30 AM CT – Italy v Japan
June 6 at 4:30 AM CT – Japan v Netherlands
June 11 at 5:10 AM CT – Japan v Brazil
June 12 at 5:10 AM CT – Japan v Serbia
June 13 at 5:10 AM CT – Japan v Thailand
June 18 at 2 AM CT – Japan v Poland
June 19 at 5 AM CT – Korea v Japan
June 20 at 2 AM CT – Japan v Dominican Republic
Matches to Watch out
Japan who is very expert in Speed, Size and athleticism, so match against Asian team likes of Thailand and south korea are looking to watch out. As per prediction they likely to dominate the Thais but exciting for the battle between the Two asian powerhouses.
another clash which are watch out is Japan’s Match against US.