Hiroshima Maple Reds

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Hiroshima Maple Reds
Full name Hiroshima Maple Reds
Short name Maple Reds
Founded 1994
Arena Hiroshima Green Arena
Capacity 10,000
President South Korea Yong-Ki Oh
Head coach Japan Mituhiro Yoshichika
League Japan Handball League
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Hiroshima Maple Reds is a women's handball team based in Hiroshima, Japan. It plays in the Japan Handball League.

The club was founded in 1994 and belonged to IZUMI, a supermarket company in Hiroshima. The club was dissolved in 2001, then reinstated as HIROSHIMA MAPLE REDS by the Hiroshima Women's Sports Club (NPO).

From 1994 to 2006, the club has won the championships of Japan Handball League and others for 24 times in Japan.

They won the 1st prize at the 2nd East Asian Handball Club Championship in 2005 in Suzhou, China. And the 3rd prize at the 1st in Seongnam, Korea and the 4th prize at the 3rd in Kyoto, Japan.

Won the 2nd prize at the 12th Hiroshima International Handball Games in 2007.[1]

2009 roster[edit]

No Player Position
1 Japan Taeko Doumen GK
2 Japan Tomomi Tsuchiya CP
3 Japan Erina Murayama CP
5 Japan Noriko Oomae CP
6 Japan Akie Uegaki CP
7 South Korea Kyung-min Lee CP
8 Japan Yosie Kanno CP
9 Japan Aika Kurimoto CP
10 Japan Hitomi Ito CP
11 Japan Miyo Saotome CP
12 Japan Chiemi Yokota GK
13 Japan Chihiro Anzai CP
14 Japan Akiko Ishiyama CP
15 Japan Chie Takayama CP
17 Japan Akina Shinjou CP
- Japan Ayako Enami Trainer

Former players[edit]


  1. ^ results of games on "maplereds.net"