Hotaru Yamaguchi Selected to Play for SAMURAI BLUE (Japanese national team)

Club midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi has been chosen to play for SAMURAI BLUE (Japanese national team). His profile and comments are provided below.

■ Scheduled matches
Thursday, 11th June - Japan vs Iraq (Kirin Challenge Cup 2015), at Nissan Stadium
Tuesday, 16th June - Japan vs Singapore (Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Asia Second Qualifier and AFC Asia Cup UAE 2019 Qualifier), at Saitama Stadium 2OO2

<< Hotaru Yamaguchi's Profile >>
◇ D.O.B: 06.10.1990
◇ Place of birth: Mie Prefecture
◇ Height, weight: 1.73m, 72 kg
◇ Blood type: A
◇ Career history: Minowa WEST S.C (2000) → Cerezo Osaka U-15 (2003) → Cerezo Osaka U-18 (2006)
→ Cerezo Osaka (2009)
◇ National team career: U-17 Japan national team, U-21 Japan national team, U-22 Japan national team, U-23 Japan national team, Japan national team

◇ Yamaguchi's comments:
"I'm extremely glad to have been chosen for the Japan national team. As we have an away game today, I'm going to try my best to win. Also, I want to pour 100% of my energy into playing my best during the two World Cup qualifying games."

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