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7 ASEAN Nations to participate in the JENESYS 2018 Japan-ASEAN U-19 Women Football Tournament

20 February 2019

As part of the Japan Football Association’s (JFA) commitment to support “JENESYS 2018,” a programme promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the JFA will carry out the JENESYS 2018 Japan-ASEAN U-19 Women Football Tournament which will take place between Saturday 2 and Wednesday 6 March. The event will serve as an exchange platform for the youth of Japan and the ASEAN countries.

The tournament will take place in Yomitan Village, Okinawa, with the U-19 Women’s National Teams from 7 ASEAN nations, the U-19 Japan Women's National Team, and two local teams, Okinawa Prefecture High School Women's Select Team and Vicsale Okinawa FC Nabiita Youth. During their stay, the participating teams from the ASEAN nations will be given the opportunity to observe and experience the Japanese culture off the pitch.

JENESYS 2018 Japan-ASEAN U-19 Women Football Tournament

Dates:
Sat. 2 - Wed. 6 March 2019

Venue:
Zanpa Point Ball Park/Yomitan Village Athletics Field (Yomitan Village, Okinawa)

Participating Teams:
U-19 Women's National Team from 7 nations of ASEAN (Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), U-19 Japan Women's National Team, Okinawa Prefecture High School Women's Select Team, Vicsale Okinawa FC Nabiita Youth

Tournament Format:
・Each team to consist with female players under the age of 19
・10 teams to be divided into 2 groups of 5 teams
・Round-robin format to determine the rankings among each group
・Each team may register up to 18 players and 5 staffs

Other Remarks:
During their stay in Japan, the participating teams will be given the opportunity to observe and experience the Japanese culture off the pitch.

About the “JENESYS2018” Programme

The JENESYS Programme (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) is a project advanced by the Japanese government from the standpoint of providing a sound foundation for strong solidarity within Asian and Oceanian countries through large-scale youth exchange. Aimed to promote mutual understanding and friendly relations, Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) is in charge of conducting the programme by accepting, dispatching, and exchanging leaders of the next generation.

For more information, please visitthe official websiteof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

JENESYS2018日ASEAN U-19女子サッカー交流大会
JENESYS 2018 Japan-ASEAN U-19 Women Football Tournament

Tournament Dates: Sat. 2 - Wed. 6 March 2019
Tournament Venue: Zanpa Point Ball Park/Yomitan Village Athletics Field (Yomitan Village, Okinawa)
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