Japan Olympic Men's Football team fully backs Tokyo 2020

Three Olympic Footballers pledged their support for Tokyo 2020 ahead of the London Games:

Defender Tokunaga Yuhei, who competed at the Athens 2004 Games, said:" I believe the Olympics has the huge ability to inspire dreams for our children. I hope the 2020 Games will be hosted in Tokyo, as it will be an opportunity for our children to experience first-hand the Games' ability to inspire dreams

Right Back Hiroki Sakai said: "I think the matches at the Olympics will are quite high level. It will be truly amazing if the 2020 Games is hosted in Tokyo, as it will serve as a goal for our children."

Striker Kenyu Sugimoto said: "I'm truly ecstatic that I was chosen for the national team, and I plan on giving my all. The Olympics was already my dream and I'm happy to realise my goal. Since it's a competition for the under-23 generation, I think it's a good opportunity for the younger generation to show their skills. I hope Japan will host the 2020 Games so our children can be inspired."
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