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game? Or sports? Ohajiki football, Asia Cup Japan first held
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What is Ohajiki football? (Photograph: Koji Shiwa)
British-born table football familiar in Europe for a long time. There are also World Cups where players from all over the world meet, and branches are located in each region under the supervision of an international organization called FISTF. The competition population is said to be five million people. In Japan it adopts the name "Ohajiki football" because it repels player pieces like Ojjiki. On June 10 and 11, the first Asian Cup in Japan was held at the Lifelong Learning Center in Adachi-ku, Tokyo. More than 40 athletes from Japan, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong participated, and Singapore won three consecutive victories in a country-competitive fight with the greatest attention. Tan Kok Wie of the country also won the individual match.
Sports rather than games (shooting: Koji Shiwa)
Is Ohajiki football a game? Is it a sport?
The rules are as follows. First it is divided into attack and defense. The attacking side repels the Ojiki on which the doll rides with the fingers and moves the ball. One Ojiki can dribble three times in a row, so you need to pass to the other Ojikaki in the meantime. If you advance the ball and put it in the shoot area (line is drawn), you can not shoot (in the case of an own goal it will be a score if you enter from anywhere). When the attacking side does not touch the ball or when the ball kicked touches the defensive side where the kicked ball is stopped, the defensive change (change). Also, if you touch the Odehara on the defense side before touching the ball, it becomes an attacker's change. The defense side can not touch the ball. After the attacker has repaired, while the attacking side is the next to hit the ball, you can move the frame defensively. The attacker does not have to wait for defensive movements.
Bring my team to the game (photo: Koji Shiwa)
It is said that thumbs can not be used when repelling the Ohajiki. Practicing makes it possible to control as if the player's intention is as intense as the player's coma. In the game, creativity and concentration are required, such as subtle exaggeration of the fingertip and assembly of tactics. Also, if you follow the ball from one side to the other side quickly and move quickly, you lose your physical strength beyond what you can imagine from one look (15 minutes half). It is no longer a game but a sport. It can be said that it is a great appeal that various people can meet and enjoy together regardless of age, sex and race nationality.
The world cup that becomes stronger by the flickering is not a dream
Mr. Kenzo Koyo, the representative director of the Japan Otahaki Football Association who has participated in the World Cup, said, "Although I launched the association ten years ago, my first participation in the World Cup (Manchester Games) five years ago I got a lot of help from overseas and network.It's the result of the Asian Cup in Japan. " Regarding the real thrill of Ohajiki football, "I can only become stronger for the rest of my life, practice is important, studying tactics and opponent's habits in real time.I have the same mind as football.When the world cup in Japan finally opened The era will come, that is our immediate goal. "
More than 40 players from Japan, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong participated (Photo: Koji Shiwa)
Currently, the number of players in Japan is about 100 people. In the future, I would like to expand the club team nationwide and train players who can fight in the world cup. If you are interested, please search the Japan Oshaki Football Association and see the official website. It might be a way to the World Cup.
(Interview, sentence, photography: Koji Shiwa)
The winning Singapore team (photo: Koji Shiwa)
【2017 Asian Cup Results】 ● Nationally competing wins: Singapore second place winner: Australia No. 3: Japan ● Club competition wins victory: SG Lions second place: Yokohama OSC No. 3: Sakuragicho TFC, Wild Blue TFC ● Individual game Winning: Tan Kwee Wee ( Singapore) Second Prize: Rafael Lombard (Australia) No. 3: Bernard Lynn (Singapore), Robert Green (Australia)