Rumi Utsugi named to roster for Japan friendlies in June
Japan will face the Netherlands and Belgium
(Photo credit: Mike Gridley/
(Photo credit: Mike Gridley/

Seattle Reign FC midfielder Rumi Utsugi has been named to the 23-woman roster for Japan’s upcoming friendlies in June. View the full roster.

Japan will travel to face the Netherlands on June 9 and then to face Belgium on June 13.

Utsugi has made six starts in seven appearances so far this season for the Reign.

A veteran of three FIFA Women’s World Cups, Utsugi was named to the 2015 World Cup All-Star team as Japan finished second. She last played for Japan on April 9 in a 3-0 win over Costa Rica.


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