Women’s Hockey 4 Nations Ibaraki International Tournament will be held in Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, in September 2018.
This tournament is carried out as a part of domestic strengthening project, aiming for medals in Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.
The participating countries are Australia (world ranking 3rd), Republic of Korea (world ranking 10th), the United States (world ranking 12nd). Those three countries are strong teams to aim for medals in Tokyo Olympic Games, with the results of 2018 World Cup are 4th (Australia), 12nd (Republic of Korea), 14th (the United States), respectively.
Japan is currently ranked 14th in the world. For each representative, it will be a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate the results of their hard work in this tournament. Japan Hockey Association hopes to make further progress of “Sakura Japan” through the tournament, and to make a big step towards medals in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
|Tournament Name||SOMPO CUP
FOUR NATIONS WOMEN’S HOCKEY IBARAKI INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT supported by
|Schedule||Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, [5 Days]|
|Venue||Ritsumeikan OIC Field (Ibaraki City, Osaka)|
|Teams||Australia, Korea, USA, Japan|
|Games||Pool Matches (Round-Robin) Ranked Battle|
|Tickets||For more information on Ticket Prices|
|Organize||Japan Hockey Association|
|Co-rganized||Ibaraki City・Ibaraki Chamber of Commerce and Industry・Ritsumeikan University|
|Title Sponsor||Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.|
|JHA Sponsor||Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. / Sompo Care Inc. / Takashimaya Company, Limited / T.F.K Inc / MIZUNO Corporation / Kikkoman Corporation|