The confidence of the WKBL Rising Star Team is sufficient.
The WKBL Rising Star Team, made up of young players under the age of 25, will play a Korea-Japan match against the WJBL (Japanese Women’s 메이저사이트Professional Basketball League) All-Star Team in Tokyo, Japan on the 29th.
Asan Woori Bank Na Yoon-jeong said after training at the Tokyo Ariake Arena auxiliary stadium the day before the All-Star game, “Japan is a tricky team. Still, I don’t have a lot of pressure, and the training atmosphere is good and I think I can have fun tomorrow by working hard.”
When asked what was difficult about Japan, she replied, “The fast ones have a similar style to ours, but they are more delicate.”
However, her confidence was brimming with her experience of beating Japan in an international competition. Na Yoon-jeong said, “I once beat Japan in 12 years in an international competition with the under-18 national team.” I think it will be a game worth playing.”
She showed her confidence by saying, “I have to win” when asked how Yongin Samsung Life Insurance Lee Hae-ran will play tomorrow. Lee Hae-ran experienced a big stage by playing against Japan in the youth national team and against Australia in the adult national team.
When asked about Japan’s strengths, he said, “The center is not that tall, and Japanese basketball is recognized as fast basketball, but if we play fast basketball, we will be able to play on an equal footing with Japan.”
The WKBL Rising Star Team will face Lamu Tokashiki, who played an active part in the WNBA, Yuki Miyazawa, silver medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, and Himawari Yakao.