Head Coach of Japan
1. How long do you work with this team?
This is the first time to work with this team.
2. What are your accomplishments?
Though this is my first time coaching this team, the team is mainly formed with members U-17 World Cup 2013 who qualified to Round of 16.
3. Have you heard about Granatkin Memorial before?
Unfortunately no. It is my first time heard about this tournament.
4. What are your goals for this tournament?
We aim to finish highest possible place and also raise individual levels throughout the tournament.
5. Will you be able to assemble the strongJPN possible team?
Yes, but I think we still need to more effort to win the tournament.
6. Are you informed about your opponents?
No, not much.
7. Have you been to Saint Petersburg?
No, never been to Saint Petersburg before. I'm very much looking forward to visit there.
8.What can you say about the city?
I have heard the city is one of the most beautiful place in Europe.
9. Would you like and will you be able to see something, besides the football?
I would like to enjoy the scenery of the beautiful city.