Japan national football team results (1950–59)

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This article lists the results for the Japan national football team between 1950 and 1959.

1951[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
8 March 1951  Iran L 2–3 India National Stadium, New Delhi, India 1951 Asian Games Football
9 March 1951  Afghanistan W 2–0 India National Stadium, New Delhi, India 1951 Asian Games Football

1954[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
7 March 1954  South Korea L 1–5 Japan Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1954 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC – Group 13)
14 March 1954  South Korea D 2–2 Japan Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1954 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC – Group 13)
1 May 1954  Indonesia L 3–5 Philippines Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila, Philippines 1954 Asian Games Football
3 May 1954  India L 2–3 Philippines Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila, Philippines 1954 Asian Games Football

1955[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
11 January 1955  Burma W 1–01 Myanmar Rangoon, Burma International Friendly
9 October 1955  Burma D 0–0 Japan Korakuen Velodrome, Tokyo, Japan International Friendly
1:Not recognized

1956[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
3 June 1956  South Korea W 2–0 Japan Korakuen Velodrome, Tokyo, Japan 1956 Olympic Games Qualification
10 June 1956  South Korea L 0–2 Japan Korakuen Velodrome, Tokyo, Japan 1956 Olympic Games Qualification
20 November 1956 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Olympic football team L 2–71 Australia Melbourne, Australia International Friendly
27 November 1956  Australia L 0–2 Australia Olympic Park, Melbourne, Australia 1956 Olympic Games Football
1:Not recognized by FIFA, because at that time, teams from UEFA didn't send their professional players.

1958[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
26 May 1958  Philippines L 0–1 Japan Tokyo Metropolitan Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1958 Asian Games Football
28 May 1958  Hong Kong L 0–2 Japan National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1958 Asian Games Football
25 December 1958  Hong Kong L 2–5 Hong Kong Hong Kong International Friendly
28 December 1958  Malaya L 2–6 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya International Friendly

1959[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
4 January 1959  Malaya W 3–1 Federation of Malaya George Town, Malaya International Friendly
10 January 1959  Singapore W 4–3 Singapore Singapore International Friendly
11 January 1959  Singapore L 2–3 Singapore Singapore International Friendly
31 August 1959  Hong Kong D 1–1 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya Merdeka Tournament
2 September 1959  Hong Kong L 2–4 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya Merdeka Tournament
3 September 1959  Singapore W 4–1 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya Merdeka Tournament
5 September 1959  South Korea D 0–0 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya Merdeka Tournament
6 September 1959  South Korea L 1–3 Federation of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, Malaya Merdeka Tournament
13 December 1959  South Korea L 0–21 Japan Korakuen Velodrome, Tokyo, Japan 1960 Olympic Games Qualification
20 December 1959  South Korea W 1–01 Japan Korakuen Velodrome, Tokyo, Japan 1960 Olympic Games Qualification
1:Not recognized by FIFA.