Overview

Team profile

Japan

Japan have been known for its excellent reception and digging skills. Their great focus on defence has been their greatest asset against the strongest teams in the world. Their intricate plays on offence and their solid defence easily helps in transition have been an excellent formula for the Japanese side for many years. Japan’s main hitter Yuki Suzuki will utilise its strong attack skills when they execute fast and accurate plays.

Coach

Honda, Hiroshi

Honda, Hiroshi

The Japanese coach led his team to get second place honours at the Asian Men’s U19 Volleyball Championship, which was a qualification tournament for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U19 World Championship last year. This feat was a great honour to the Japanese team as they have gained edge in this new age group category in Asian competitions. With the talent that he has, he expects his boys to gain further success in Argentina.

Staff

  • Team Manager Inoue, Yoshihiro
  • Assistant coach Takeuchi, Hiroyuki
  • Second Assistant Coach Tomonaga, Kosuke
  • Doctor Mukoyama, Shunsuke
  • Physiotherapist Noguchi,Takahiro

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Brazil
4 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 11 12 3 4.000 352 286 1.230
2
Russia
4 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 9 10 3 3.333 321 275 1.167
3
Germany
4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 6 8 8 1.000 353 357 0.988
4
Japan
4 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 5 11 0.454 322 352 0.914
5
Puerto Rico
4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 12 0.166 257 335 0.767

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