July 19, 2011
The Deaf women soccer team was pleased with the heroic deed of the Japanese team that had won the championship in the Women Soccer World Cup final in Germany.
They were practicing at the intensive training camp with the men soccer team members in Shizuoka Prefecture on July 16-18, 2011.
The lodge where they were staying got full of excitement with the news of the Women Soccer World Cup victory when they got up at 6:30am.
The Deaf women soccer team will participate in the friendship game with South Korea in August, both the Asian regional championships and the world title next year.
Captain Oshima, DF from Hyogo Prefecture said with a renewed feelings, "I got inspired. We want to work hard as another Japanese women soccer team."