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‘Lee Jong-beom, Uehara and others all present’ Korea-Japan legendary friendly match to be held in July

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Held at Escon Field in Hokkaido, Japan on July 22nd, Yang Jun-hyuk, Koo Dae-sung, Iwakuma, Fujikawa, etc. will participate.



Baseball legends from Korea and Japan will compete against each other in Japan this July.

Nippon Ham Fighters of the Japanese professional baseball team announced on the 13th, “Korean and Japanese professional baseball legend players will participate in the ‘Korea-Japan Dream Players Game’ held at Escon Field in Kitahiroshima, Hokkaido, Japan on July 22nd at 6:30 PM.” .

This friendly match was designed to show respect and gratitude to the players who have built a history in professional baseball in both countries and to promote international exchange through baseball. It was hosted by FSE (Fighters Sports & Entertainment) and was made possible with the cooperation of the Japan Baseball Organization (NPB).

Former Korean national baseball team coach Kim In-sik will lead the Korean team, and An Kyung-hyeon, Yang Sang-moon, and Jang Jong-hoon will join as coaches. The team consisted of legendary players such as Koo Dae-seong, Park Kyeong-wan, Park Seok-min, Park Jong-ho, Park Han-i, Seo Jae-eung, Son Si-heon, Yang Jun-hyuk, Yoon Seok-min, Lee Jong-beom, Lee Hye-cheon, and Jang Seong-ho.

The Japanese team, led by coach Tatsunori Hara and coaches Hisashi Yamada and Koichi Ogata, includes Motonobu Tanishige, Takashi Toritani, Michihiro Ogasawara, Koji Uehara, Seiichi Uchikawa, Atsunori Inaba, Hisashi Iwakuma, Kenji Jojima, Kyuji Fujikawa, The list consisted of Kosuke Fukudome and others.

Coach Kim In-sik said, “It is an honor to participate as a coach in a meaningful game where Korean and Japanese fans share a bond and promote friendship between the two countries.” He added, “The Japanese team has many great players, but I hope that the Korean team can also play an honorable match.” “I will do my best,” he said.

Coach Hara said, “Korea is a special country in Japanese baseball, being a good rival but also a friendly country. “Hearing that the players who left their names in the history of Japanese and Korean baseball are gathering together, I feel like the excitement of competing in international games is coming back,” he said. “I really want to win as I stand on the field representing my country.” “I promise to show you a great game,” he said. 19가이드03



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