F.C.Tokyo proudly announce that our player Yuichi Maruyama has been added to SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team) for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2nd Round of Asian Qualifiers, also serving as the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers, according to the announcement by the Japan Football Association (JFA) on Thursday 27 August.
Comment from Yuichi Maruyama
“I am very pleased that they selected me onto the national team squad. To be honest, I am surprised because it came so suddenly. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported me, and at the same time, I would like to tell everyone that I will work hard to help the team by showing everything I have as a representative of this club.”
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2nd Round of Asian Qualifiers with AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers
Thursday 3 September SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team) vs Cambodia National Team
Kick-off is scheduled at 7:25 p.m. at Saitama Stadium 2002 in Saitama Prefecture
Tuesday 8 September Afghanistan National Team vs SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team)
Kick-off is scheduled at 9:25 p.m. Japan time at Azadi Stadium in Iran