FC Echigo-Tsumari welcomed new players

2020/4/7

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We are pleased to introduce new players who have joined FC Echigo-Tsumari this spring.
They practice football and join competitions in order to entre the Nadeshiko-League while they engage with looking after terraced rice field. We invite you to support their endeavour!

Players joined spring 2020

Mai Kobayashi (photo above left)
From Kanagawa. Joined the team after participating in the festival as a Kobebi, a volunteer of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale.

Saki Takahashi (photo above right)
From Saitama. Her father is from Tokamachi-city. Joined FC Echigo-Tsumari in August 2019 for the first time while she was a student.

Kisa Mori (photo below left)
From Tokyo. Visited the team when she graduated high school. Joined the team at last as she has completed four-year university this spring.

Ayami Watanabe (photo below right))
From Kanagawa. Found out about FC Echigo-Tsumari when searching with key words “football” and “agriculture”.

The first experience of rice production was on Saturday 4 April – to get rid of mud and leaves being clogged on the ridge of the rice field in Matsudai Joyama and cleaned waterway.

Support by wearing the official uniform

FC Echigo-Tsumari Official Uniform is on sale
The uniforms are designed by Creative Director, Taku Satoh and his team at TSDO. The colour white for the HOME uniform represents snow and rice whereas dark green for the AWAY uniform expresses abundant nature of Satoyama. Leaves of rice plant are supporters and eleven ears of rice plant shining on the chest are the players. Let’s support the team by wearing the same uniform as the players.

About FC Echigo-Tsumari
Established in July 2015, FC Echigo-Tsumari is a football team aiming to entre the Nadeshiko League. Players move to the region from different parts of Japan engage with the rice production while practicing football as their professions.
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For inquiry

Echigo Tsumari Art Field Information Center
Address c/o Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center 3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 942-1526
Tel 025-761-7767
Fax 025-761-7911
E-mail info@tsumari-artfield.com
Press Officer
Address Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Executive Committee Tokyo Office c/o Art Front Gallery A, Hillside Terrace, 29-13 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033
Tel 03-3476-4360
Fax 03-3476-4874
E-mail tsumaripr@artfront.co.jp
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