by Kotaro Nagata
TOMA Footrans Traveling Team (TFTT) from Japan is looking for players from Europe. In January 2018, they’ll launch a showcase team in Taiwan. The team is managed by Toma Irokawa, who was head coach of Iran, Pakistan and Hong Kong national teams. The roster consists mainly of Asian players who want to play abroad, but is also open to European players, who desire to play in Asian countries.
From 24th January to 11th February, they’ll play about 16 games against mainly Taiwanese professional and amateur teams in front of scouts from Taiwan CPBL, South Korea KBO, Japan NPB and USA MLB. Participation fee is 55,000 TWD (about 1,500 €) excluding flight costs.
TFTT aims to produce professional player in 2018. Spots for Europeans are limited. TFTT looks forward to seeing ambitious European players in Taiwan.