Football Ferns in Japan!

Tue July 6th 2021

The Football Ferns are in Japan for the 2021 Olympic Games!

Pip Greenwood and Carly Ellis are the physiotherapists for the team. The team has been in camp for 3.5 weeks prior to travelling and also attended six training session during the pre camp to acclimatise in heat chambers at MISH. This is to counteract the humidity and heat that is likely to be present in Japan.

The team departed for Atsugi (near Tokyo) on the 5th July for two week pre-camp and friendly matches. From Atsugi the team moves into Olympic village on 18th July, with the first game 21st August against Australia, then USA on 24th (both in Tokyo) then Sweden 27th (in Miyagi).

The team are all fit and excited for the games, having been vaccinated, 3 pre departure COVID tests and 14 day health monitoring. Bring on the games!

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