On Saturday 12 June, the U-24 Japan National Team, who is preparing ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, played in an international friendly match against the Jamaica National Team at Toyota Stadium (Aichi).
For the U-24 Japan National Team, this match against the senior squad of the Jamaica National Team represented the final match before the announcement of the 18-player roster for the summer Olympic games, concluding all activities that took place since 31 May. Although limitation did apply for this match, fans and supporters were allowed into the stadium, sending warm applause, and posting enthusiastic banners to lift the spirts of the players.
In addition, JFA invited 11 children with hearing impairments and their families (20 in total) to this match as part of the association’s “Football experience that leaves no one behind” project. This was made possible with the support of fans and supporters through the online crowdfunding service “KASSAI” which took place during the “SAISON CARD CUP 2021” in March. .....
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