Friendlies Confirmed - But Don't You Dare Try To Watch Them
As previously suggested on Go! Go! Omiya Ardija, the Squirrels have confirmed that they will be playing J2 sides Thespa Kusatsu and Shonan Bellmare on Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd respectively - but the club have not issued any details about when or where the games will be played (although both are in fact 2pm kick offs at Akiba Forest Sports Park). The clash with Kawasaki Frontale on 26th has long been public knowledge, but also in the schedule now is a match against JFL side Sagawa Kyubin Tokyo on Monday 27th.
Former Squirrels reserve keeper Takahiro Takagi, now with Thespa Kusatsu...
... while young Omiya favourite Yusuke Shimada has also made the same journey to the lower reaches of J2