Men’s National Team – the Opening Game of the World League Round 2

Japan Hockey Association 

Result of the opening game of FIH World League Round 2 (2013 / Elektrostal) – Men’s National Team (Samurai Japan)

   Japan national team (world rank 16th) won Ukraine (world rank 27th) by 5-1 in the opening game of the world league round 2. Japan now ranks top with the record of 1 win and 3 points. The 2nd game with Egypt (world rank 24th) will be held at 11:15 on May 28 (Japanese time).

Game Result

Game No.1 Opening Game (9:00- May 27)
Japan– Ukraine
  5 2 (1st) 0
3 (2nd) 1


  • 6th min (1st half) : #6 Shinji Kawauchi (Nagoya Frater) – FG (Free Goal)
  • 13rd min (1st half) : #6 Shinji Kawauchi (Nagoya Frater) – FG
  • 4th min (2nd half) : #29 Koji Yamabe (Nagoya Frater) – FG
  • 17th min (2nd half) : #16 Manabu Hatakeyama (Nagoya Frater) – FG
  • 33rd min: (2nd half) : #16 Manabu Hatakeyama (Nagoya Frater) – PC (Penalty Corner)


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