Japan national under-17 football team

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 Japan
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) サムライ・ブルー
(Samurai Blue)
Association Japan Football Association
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Japan Hirofumi Yoshitake
FIFA code JPN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 1993)
Best result Quarterfinals (1993, 2011)
AFC U-16 Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1988)
Best result Champions Champions (1994, 2006)

The Japan national under-17 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association.

Competition Rosters[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup Rosters[edit]

Competition Records[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup Record[edit]

AFC U-16 Championship Record[edit]

Schedule & Result[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score* Venue Competition Japanese Scorers
2014-05-29  Tajikistan D 1 - 1 Azerbaijan Sumqayit, Sumqayit 2014 Caspian Cup
2014-06-01  Georgia D 2 - 2 Azerbaijan Dalga Arena, Baku 2014 Caspian Cup
2014-06-02  Uzbekistan D 2 - 2 Azerbaijan Bayil Stadium, Baku 2014 Caspian Cup
2014-06-04  Bulgaria W 1 - 0 Azerbaijan Bayil Stadium, Baku 2014 Caspian Cup
2014-09-06  Hong Kong W 2 - 0 Thailand Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok 2014 AFC U-16 Championship Group Stage
2014-09-08  China PR W 3 - 0 Thailand Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok 2014 AFC U-16 Championship Group Stage
2014-09-10  Australia L 2 - 4 Thailand SCG Stadium, Nonthaburi 2014 AFC U-16 Championship Group Stage
2014-09-10  South Korea L 0 - 2 Thailand Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok 2014 AFC U-16 Championship Quarter-Finals

* Japan score always listed first

Current Squads[edit]

Squad selected for 2014 AFC U-16 Championship[1]

Head Coach: Japan Hirofumi Yoshitake

# Name Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeepers
23 Kaito Tsuruta (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 16) Japan Vissel Kobe
1 Seiya Inoue (1998-06-25) 25 June 1998 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka
18 Keito Chida (1998-09-13) 13 September 1998 (age 16) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
Defenders
12 Masashi Abe (1998-03-07) 7 March 1998 (age 16) Japan Seiryo High School
15 Wakaba Shimoguchi (1998-05-02) 2 May 1998 (age 16) Japan JFA Academy Fukushima
6 Ritsu Doan (1998-06-16) 16 June 1998 (age 16) Japan Gamba Osaka
22 Shogo Asada (1998-07-06) 6 July 1998 (age 16) Japan Kyoto Sanga F.C.
2 Hiroto Ishikawa (1998-07-16) 16 July 1998 (age 16) Japan Sagan Tosu
5 Takehiro Tomiysu (1998-11-05) 5 November 1998 (age 15) Japan Avispa Fukuoka
3 Riku Morioka (1998-11-20) 20 November 1998 (age 15) Japan Júbilo Iwata
16 Kosuke Tanaka (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 15) Japan Kyoto Sanga F.C.
17 Shun Yoshida (1999-06-20) 20 June 1999 (age 15) Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
Forwards
21 Takumi Sasaki (1998-03-30) 30 March 1998 (age 16) Japan Vegalta Sendai
7 Daiki Suga (1998-09-10) 10 September 1998 (age 16) Japan Consadole Sapporo
13 Ao Tanaka (1998-09-10) 10 September 1998 (age 16) Japan Kawasaki Frontale
20 Ryosuke Nagasawa (1998-09-25) 25 September 1998 (age 16) Japan Vissel Kobe
4 Kota Watanabe (1998-10-18) 18 October 1998 (age 15) Japan Tokyo Verdy
10 Kanya Fujimoto (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 15) Japan Tokyo Verdy
Forwards
9 Toshiki Onozawa (1998-06-02) 2 June 1998 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka
8 Takanobu Nishimoto (1998-06-12) 12 June 1998 (age 16) Japan Kashima Antlers
19 Takuya Yasui (1998-11-21) 21 November 1998 (age 15) Japan Vissel Kobe
11 Yosuke Hanya (1999-01-30) 30 January 1999 (age 15) Japan F.C. Tokyo
14 Fumiya Sugiura (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 15) Japan Nagoya Grampus

Honors[edit]

Continental[edit]

Champions (2): 1994, 2006
Champions (1): 2012

Unofficial[edit]

Champions (1): 2004
Ruuners-Up (1): 2005

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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