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Japan name squad for Asian Cup clash

The Japanese Rugby League have named the 2019 Samurais squad which will contest this year’s Asian Cup.

The match, set for this November in the Philippines, will be the first time the Japanese Samurais face the Philippines Tamaraws for the regional trophy.

The game will take place on November 9 at Baler in Aurora.

The Japanese Samurais squad has been selected entirely from the Japanese National Cup competition.

Japanese Samurais Squad:
Kazuki Fukushige
Fujitaka Dai
Sean Gabites
Jaye Brown
Komori Koki
Maruno Junpei
Karino Kenta
Kenshin Tsutsui
Nakamura Yohei
Fukasawa Hiroshi
Kashiwaba Akihito
Oba Yuta
Douglas Streeter
Nikola Pavesic
Kuwabara Takafumi
Setoguchi Tomohiro
Tanaka Tsunaki

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