Hiroshima Maple Reds
Hiroshima Maple Reds is a women’s handball team based in Hiroshima, Japan.
It plays in Japan Handball League.
The club was founded in 1994 and belonged to IZUMI, a supermarket company in Hiroshima. The club was dissolved in 2001, then reinstated as HIROSHIMA MAPLE REDS by the Hiroshima Women’s Sports Club(NPO).
From 1994 to 2006, the club has won the championships of Japan Handball League and others for 24 times in Japan.
They won the 1st prize at the 2nd East Asian Handball Club Championship in 2005 in Suzhou, China. And the 3rd prize at the 1st in Seongnam, Korea and the 4th prize at the 3rd in Kyoto, Japan.
Won the 2nd prize at the 12th Hiroshima International Handball Games in 2007.
Website: http://www.maplereds.net/ (Available in Japanese)