Japanese Women’s Roster Announced
by Women’s Baseball Association Japan
(Matsuyama): The Japanese Women’s National Team finalized its 20-women roster on July 22.
It includes Ayako Rokkoku, recipient of 2010 IBAF Female Athlete of the Year, and 5 professional players for the first time. The entire list can be found in “Women” in this website.
Guided by head coach Hiroshi Shintani, the Women’s National Team (dubbed as “Madonna Japan”) aims to achieve 3 consecutive wins at the 5th IBAF Women’s Baseball
World Cup in Edmonton, Canada (August 10 – 19, 2012).