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2018-06-10 14:33   审核人:


 

 

On behalf of All-Japan Team, I would like to thank our friends at FISU Games Organizing Committee for inviting our National Team to travel to China to participate in the World University American Football Championship. Our athletes and coaches are excited about the challenge of facing formidable teams from each country at the Harbin University of Commerce Stadium field. They are also excited about the wonderful opportunity to visit your campus, to learn more about the cultures and traditions of your country, and to forge new friendships.


Makoto Kuniyoshi

President,

Japan American

Football Association

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

JAPAN

NATIONAL TEAM

GREETINGS

I am sincerely convinced that the friendship, as well as the game today, between the best American football teams from Mexico, United States of America, People’s Rep. of China, Republic of Korea and Japan will turn out to be very meaningful for the students.

FISU World University American Football Championship undoubtedly will create lasting memories for all of the players, and we hope that the event will lead to other opportunities for friendship and international collaboration. Thank you for the hospitality you have extended to our players and coaches, and please accept our best wishes for your well-deserved celebration.

QUICK FACTS

JAFA (JAPAN AMERICAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION)

First played

November 29, 1934


Tokyo Collegiate All Star vs. YCAC

First league much

December 8, 1934

2017 JAFA

Meiji University vs. Rikkyo University


No. of Total teams

401

No. of University Teams

210

No. of University Players

10,778 * (* Including of Student Staff / 2016)

No. of High School Teams

108

No. of X League (Club/Corportae) Teams

53

Others

30

Koshien Bowl :National Collegiate Championship Game

First played

April 13, 1947

Most Wins

28 times : Kwansei Gakuin University

Rice Bowl :National Championship Game

First Played

January 3, 1984

Most Wins College

4 times : Nihon University/Kyoto University

X-League

7times : Obic


* East & West All Star Game : 1948 ~ 1983

Results of WUA




2014 WUA @ Uppsala, Sweden (5 Countries Team)

3W-1L

Runner-up


2016 WUA @ Monterrey, Mexico(6Countries Team)

2W-2L

Third- place


2018 All Japan Team HC & Captains

Head Coach

Captains





A. Yonekura

D. Iwaka

T. Ogura

N. Nishimura

S. Koutsusa

N. Saikawa

 

THE SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT

 

1934

Formation of Japan's first football team consisting of members from three universities, namely, Rikkyo, Meiji and Waseda.

1935

Keio and Hosei joined the Tokyo Collegiate Association. Formation of

a team in Kansai University.

1936

The All-Japan Team traveled to the U.S. and took on the Southern

California high school All-Star.

1937

Foundation of JAFA. A championship match hosting the victors of the

East-West divisions at Meiji Jingu Stadium.

1941

Kansai, Doshisha, and Kwansei Gakuin universities established the

Kansai Collegiate Association.

1942

Suspension of football due to the worsening of World War II.

1945

Revival in Kansai and a match against the US Army at Koshien Stadium.

1946

Establishment of the Kansai American football Association.

1947

Establishment of the Koshien Bowl, a match between East and West rivals. Keio 45-0 Doshisha.

1948

Establishment of the Rice bowl, East-WestAll Star Game.

1953

Publication of the first fully translated version of the Official Football Rules. Translation of the 1949 edition of NCAA.

1954

20th anniversary. Establishment of the Nishinomiya Bowl, an All-Kanto vs. All-Kansai match-up.

1964

30-year anniversary. The first expedition to the US in 27 years. The All Japan challenged the University of Hawaii.

1969

The number of member universities increased rapidly to 25 universities in the Kanto region and 17 universities in the Kansairegion.

1971

Utah State University visited Japan and challenged Kanto and Kansai separately.

1973

International football exchange activities expanded. Wake Forest University visited Japan.

1976

The Bicentennial of the United States of America, establishment of the Japan Bowl.

1977

Brigham Young University visited Japan for a Japan-U.S. exchange.

1980

Establishment of the current eight district collegiate conferences with147 member universities.

1983

On its 50th anniversary, the Rice Bowl was reestablished as the

Japanese Championship.

1988

Establishment of the Ivey Bowl, the first college football match

between Japan and the U.S. in 11 years.

1989

The number of member universities reached 200.

1990

Establishment of the Japan Collegiate American Football Association.

1997

Completion of American Football Hall of Fame (Kiyosato, Yamanashi).

1999

All-Japan became the first champion at The World Championships in Palermo, Italy.

2007

JAFA became an associate member of the Japan Sports Association.

2009

75th anniversary. The Koshien Bowl reestablished as All Japan Collegiate American Football Championship.

2012

JAFA joins JOC (Japanese Olympic Committee) as an associate member.

2014

JAFA became a Public Interest Incorporated Association.


ROSTER


NO.

NAME

POS.

HT.

WT.

YEAR

AGE

COLLEGE


1

Shibasaki, Teppei

QB

5"97

78

Jr.

20

Waseda


2

Satou, Yoshiki

WR

5"11

82

Jr.

20

Keio

3

Ogura, Takumi

DB

5"58

75

R-Sr.

22

Kwansei Gakuin


4

Majima, Rintaro

QB

5"69

72

R-Sr.

22

Hosei


5

Kawakami, Michitaka

RB

5"73

72

So.

20

Nihon


7

Odawara, Toshiyuki

DB

5"77

76

Sr.

21

Nihon


10

Hirota, Yu

K

5"82

84

Sr.

22

Keio


11

Inoue, Takuya

WR

5"77

72

Sr.

22

Kobe


12

Tanaka, Daisuke

QB

5"85

77

R-Sr.

23

Kyoto


13

Arao, Ryota

DB

6"00

80

Jr.

20

Ritsumeikan


21

Burenan, Tsubasa

WR

6"05

84

Jr.

20

Waseda


22

Takamatsu, Yoshiki

RB

5"61

74

R-Sr.

23

Kwansei Gakuin


23

Takaguchi, Hiroki

DB

5"82

80

Jr.

21

Nihon


24

Masaoka, Kazushi

DB

5"11

83

Jr.

20

Kansai


25

Suda, Katsushi

DB

6"05

85

Sr.

22

Kyoto


27

Murakami, Tomohiro

DB

5"73

65

R-Sr.

23

Ritsumeikan


28

Seike, Taishi

DB

5"10

84

Sr.

22

Kansai


31

Kadoya, Yusuke

DB

5"11

85

Sr.

21

Kyoto

32

Nishimura, Nanato

RB

5"82

82

R-Sr.

22

Ritsumeikan


40

Matsumoto, Kazuki

LB

5"11

95

R-Sr.

22

Kwansei Gakuin


41

Nagao, Yujiro

LB

5"12

85

R-Sr.

25

Waseda


42

Tanaka, Ei

LB

5"10

86

Jr.

20

Keio


43

Ichikawa, Kensho

DB

5"16

85

Sr.

22

Kansai


44

Nakano, Wataru

LB

5"10

97

Sr.

21

Kyoto


45

Nakano, Kouhei

LB

5"89

92

Sr.

21

Keio


47

Kuge, Yuichiro

LB

5"77

89

Sr.

22

Ritsumeikan

56

Iwaka, Daichi

OL

5"83

110

R-Sr.

22

Kwansei Gakuin


57

Tomita, Yusei

OL

5"11

119

Sr.

21

Kansai


58/85

Ogawa, Tomoki

OL/TE

5"11

105

R-Sr.

22

Kansai


70

Matsumura, Shogo

OL

6"00

119

Jr.

21

NSSU


71

Kawanishi, Kanta

OL

5"11

120

Sr.

21

Chuo


72

Kurita, Souichiro

OL

6"00

114

Jr.

20

Hosei


73

Machino, Tomoya

OL

6"55

122

Sr.

21

Kyoto


74

Fujikawa, Ryo

OL

5"11

122

Sr.

21

Kobe


80

Kawamura, Yusuke

TE

6"32

96

Sr.

21

Hosei

81

Koutsusa, Shun'ya

WR

5"81

81

Sr.

21

Hosei


82

Kosuke, Kosaka

WR

5"90

84

Jr.

20

Chuo


83

Hiroyoshi, Ken

WR

5"77

77

Sr.

21

Ritsumeikan


84

Karasuyama, Haruka

WR

5"92

80

Sr.

21

Chuo


86

Nakatsuji, Takanori

TE

6"05

95

R-Sr.

22

Kyoto


90

Fujiwara, Wataru

DL

6"00

105

Jr.

20

Kansai


91

Tonegawa, Kouki

DL

6"00

112

Sr.

21

Hosei


92

Kamiya, Kouji

DL

5"89

114

Jr.

20

Chuo


96

Kiyohara, Junpei

DL

5"92

100

Sr.

21

Ryukoku

97

Saikawa, Naoyuki

DL

6"17

117

Sr.

22

Waseda


99

Kibo, Shintaro

DL

6"20

122

R-Sr.

22

Ritsumeikan

 

COACHES STAFF

Head Coach :Yonekura, Akira (Elecom Kobe)Doctor :Sorimachi, Takeshi (Rikkyo Univ.)

Coach :Miyata, Koji (Hosei Univ.)Athletic Trainer :Ohnishi, Kohhei (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Coach :Omura, Kazuki (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.)Student Trainer :Kawamura, Tomoko (NSSU)

Coach :Kano, Ryota (Elecom Kobe)Student Trainer :Nakano, Takafumi (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Coach :Kojima, Kengo (Lixil)General Manager :Fujita, Naotaka (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Coach :Takeda, Shinichi (Nihon Univ.)Student Manager :Saika, Seita (NSSU)

Coach :Yomogita, Kazutaka (Chuo Univ.)Student Manager :Mitsui, Eri (Keio Univ.)

Coach :Waku, Kenzo (Kansai Univ.)Student Manager :Yamamoto, Tomoki (Ritsumeikan Univ.)


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