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Japan national beach soccer team

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 Japan
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Japan Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Marcelo Mendes
Captain Ozu Moreira
FIFA code JPN
BSWW ranking 14


First colours


Second colours
Biggest defeat
 Japan 2-15 Brazil 
(Miura, Japan; 6 July 1996)

The Japan national beach soccer team represents Japan in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the JFA, the governing body for football in Japan.

Current squad[edit]

Current as of July 2015.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Shingo Terukina
2 FW Takuya Akaguma
3 MF Hirofumi Oda
4 DF Shinji Makino
5 MF Shotaro Haraguchi
6 MF Naoya Matsuo
No. Position Player
7 DF Teruki Tabata
8 MF Takaaki Oba
9 FW Shusei Yamauchi
10 DF Ozu Moreira
11 FW Takasuke Goto
12 GK Tomoya Ginoza

Head coach: Marcelo Mendes

Notable players[edit]

(2007)

  • Hirofumi Oda
  • Takashi Arakaki
  • Gishu Nagayama
  • cob ona

Notable former managers[edit]

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup[edit]

  • 1995 – Did not enter
  • 1996 – Did not enter
  • 1997 – Round 1
  • 1998 – Did not enter
  • 1999 – Quarterfinals
  • 2000 – Fourth place
  • 2001 – Did not enter
  • 2002 – Did not enter
  • 2003 – Round 1
  • 2004 – Did not enter
  • 2005 – Fourth place
  • 2006 – Quarterfinals
  • 2007 – Round 1
  • 2008 – Round 1
  • 2009 – Quarterfinals
  • 2011 – Round 1
  • 2013 – Quarterfinals
  • 2015 – Quarterfinals
  • 2017 – Qualified

AFC Beach Soccer Championship[edit]

  • 2006 – Runners-up
  • 2007 – Runners-up
  • 2008 – Runners-up
  • 2009 – Champions
  • 2011 – Champions
  • 2013 – Runners-up
  • 2015 – Runners-up
  • 2017 – Third-place

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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