Football tips Japan looks confidently towards Tokyo gold `20
The convincing victory of the national team against the MLB squad led the Japanese to dream early for the gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games baseball tournament. Over the last two weeks, the Samurai have played a series of six matches on their land against a star selection from the Premier League of the United States and Canada and have won five of them.
In the selection of manager Atsunori Inaba dominated young players from the local professional league mentioned by watch live football tips NPB, who will form the core of the team for the domestic Olympics. The Major League team included the newly selected `Rookie of the Year` in RL Ronald Aquunia Jr. (Atlanta Braves), the nominee in the same ranking, Juan Sato (Washington Nationals), the nine-time Golden Glove winner Yodier MolinaSt. Louis Cardinals) and many other celebrities. Manager was Don Mattingley (Miami Marlins), and his coaching team assisted legends like Hidey Matsui (New York Yankees) and Edgar Martinez (Seattle Mariners). The opening three matches were played at the Tokyo Dome in the capital and the hosts won the first two of them -;with 7:6 on November 9 and 12:6 on Nov. 10. On November 11, MLB recorded a 7:3 success, being honored for the guests in the series. On Nov. 13, Nipon would be 5:3 at Mazda Zum-Zum in Hiroshima, and on Nov. 14 and 15, respectively, 6:5 and 4:1 at Nagoya Doom, in the city of the same name. `` I told my players to play this series with the Tokyo Olympic Games, `said Innaba, the breeder. ` We used a lot of young baseball players, and that was a valuable experience for each of them, and I hope they will continue to`As the host of XXXII summer games, Japan has set itself the ambitious goal of winning at least 30 gold medals, but hardly anyone will be more valuable than the one most loved sport in the country. Baseball returns to the Olympic program for the first time since Beijing `08 and one of the reasons why the IOC to include it as an extra discipline is precisely its unparalleled popularity in the Land of the Rising Sun. The paradox is that despite its huge success on the international stage, Japan has never won the Olympic title in baseball, with the best performance of the games for the time being silver from Atlanta `96 and bronze from Barcelona `92 and Athens `04. Otherwise, the `samurai` have two world class titles (2006, 2009), two-time winners of the Intercontinental Cup (1973, 1997), Asian gold medalists (1994), and 17 continental champions including the last championship in 2017.
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