Three Deaf students on national soccer term to play in Iran

(from the left) Yoshino Yuki, Onishi Ryo,
Fujimura Atsushi were chosen to the
Japanese soccer team for the Deaf Soccer
Championship in Iran.
November 18, 2014

Three students of Tsukuba University of Technology in Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture near Tokyo were chosen to the Japanese Deaf soccer team. They will participate in the 3rd Asia/Pacific Deaf Soccer Championship" in Iran on November 17-30.

They are Yoshino Yuki (吉野勇樹), 22, a senior, Onishi Ryo (大西諒), 21, and Fujimura Atsushi (藤村厚史), 21, the last two ones are a junior in the Industry and Technology Faculty of the University where exclusively the Deaf/deaf students are enrolled.

Yoshino has played for the national team since three years before. He with the jersey number 10, plays the role of a "play maker."

It was the first time for both Onishi and Fujimura to play for the national team. 

All of them have belonged to a soccer club since the boyhood.

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