Our keeper Akihiro Hayashi's excellent start to his S-Pulse career has not gone unnoticed, and he is currently part of a 23 man national team training camp in Chiba. His call up is no small achievement, having only returned to Japan in February, but anyone who has watched us this year will know he's a fantastic prospect.
The 195cm 24 year old has represented Japan U23, and this three day camp is a real chance at staking is claim to a full national team call up.
Click here for the full list of members, in Japanese but with the player names at least in English.
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