Monday, 27 May 2024

U.S. Women to Host Japan in Exhibition on July 27

The U.S. Women’s National Team is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting Japan in a joint training block at the end of July in preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games. As part of the two-year celebration leading up to the Games, there will be a friendly exhibition match between the two teams on July 27th at Tustin High School in Tustin, California.

The exhibition match is set to start at 7 p.m. PT, and tickets will be available for purchase at Tustin High School Gym one hour prior to the match. General admission tickets are priced at $10, while youth, seniors, and military personnel with identification can avail tickets for $7.

In preparation for the exhibition match, Japan will be training at the American Sports Centers in Anaheim from July 22nd to July 29th. This training stint is part of their own preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games, which will commence on July 24th in Tokyo.

The U.S. Women’s National Team is currently riding high on their recent victory in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League. With their focus now shifted to defending their FIVB World Championship title, the team is determined to deliver a strong performance in both the upcoming championship and the 2020 Olympic Games.

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Head Coach Karch Kiraly expressed his excitement about Japan’s visit, highlighting their status as one of the premier international women’s programs in volleyball. The last time Japan visited the U.S. for training and competition was over five years ago in 2013. This visit also marks exactly two years before the Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games, a significant milestone for both teams.

Over the next two months leading up to the World Championship, the U.S. Women’s National Team will be bringing together the rosters used for the Volleyball Nations League and inviting players from the Pan American Cup team. Additionally, a few other athletes who have been in the gym training and rehabbing injuries will also join the training sessions.

The U.S. Women’s National Team is set to kick off their FIVB World Championship campaign on September 29th against Azerbaijan. The championship will be held in Japan, the same country that is hosting the 2020 Olympic Games.

FAQs

Q: When will the exhibition match between the U.S. Women’s National Team and Japan take place?

A: The exhibition match is scheduled for July 27th at 7 p.m. PT.

Q: Where will the exhibition match be held?

A: The match will be held at Tustin High School in Tustin, California.

Q: How much are the tickets for the exhibition match?

A: General admission tickets are priced at $10, while tickets for youth, seniors, and military personnel with identification are available for $7.

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Q: When does Japan’s training for the 2020 Olympic Games take place?

A: Japan will be training from July 22nd to July 29th at the American Sports Centers in Anaheim.

Q: When does the FIVB World Championship begin and who will the U.S. Women’s National Team play against?

A: The World Championship starts on September 29th, and the U.S. Women’s National Team will face Azerbaijan in their opening match.

Summary

The U.S. Women’s National Team is gearing up for an exciting exhibition match against Japan as part of their preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games. This joint training block and friendly match will take place on July 27th at Tustin High School in California. With a focus on defending their FIVB World Championship title, the U.S. team is training diligently, bringing together rosters from the Volleyball Nations League and inviting players from the Pan American Cup team. Japan, as one of the premier international women’s programs, will provide formidable competition for the U.S. team. The match serves as a significant milestone, taking place exactly two years before the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness these talented teams in action. Grab your tickets and support the U.S. Women’s National Team on their quest for victory!