LIVE STREAM: Illinois Wesleyan Titans v Waseda Big Bears in Japan 2 pm Tokyo (7 am CEST, 1 am EDT)

The Illinois Wesleyan Titans (NCAA Div. III)  take on one of the top college teams in Japan Sunday June 4 as they face the Waseda Big Bears.

The Bears were finalists in the Japanese college championship game earlier this year, losing to the Kwansei Gakuin Fighters.

The Titans were 7-2 overall and 6-2 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin in 2016.

“The Illinois Wesleyan University Football Program is extremely excited to be participating in a cultural exchange trip to Tokyo, Japan,” said Titans head coach Norm Eash. “It will be an exciting game with both teams having great traditions and success. I have the utmost respect for the Waseda football program and what they have accomplished. The organization of the program, the caliber of play, and the dedication by the players and coaching staff is first rate. We will need to play our best to be successful against the Waseda Bears.”

Illinois Wesleyan is traveling for a fifth time with Global Football, having been to Italy 2000, France 2005, the Czech Republic & Austria 2009, and Finland & Sweden 2013.

 Watch the game live, Sunday June 4. Kickoff 2 pm (7 am CEST, 1 am EDT)

About Global Football

Since 1996 Global Football has provided 15,000 amateur football players, coaches, families and fans from 350 schools the opportunity to travel and compete internationally with similar people of differing cultures. During that time they have produced games and tours in 25 countries on 6 continents, including the 2012, 2014 and 2016 high school games staged in Ireland alongside the NCAA college football event. Through these games, clinics and tours the people involved experience and learn about unique lands, fascinating people, and the sports environment in different parts of the world. Global Football has become the world’s largest exporter and producer of American football outside of the USA.

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