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
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Head coach Japan Yoshiro Moriyama
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]

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

Current Squads[edit]

Squad selected for 2016 AFC U-16 Championship[1]

Head Coach: Japan Yoshiro Moriyama

# Name Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeepers
12 Kokoro Aoki (2000-06-09) 9 June 2000 (age 16) Japan JFA Academy Fukushima U-18
23 Issei Ouchi (2000-09-08) 8 September 2000 (age 16) Japan Yokohama FC Youth
1 Kosei Tani (2000-11-22) 22 November 2000 (age 16) Japan Gamba Osaka Youth
Defenders
21 Ryutaro Sakuta (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 16) Japan Vissel Kobe U-18
19 Kenta Kikuchi (2000-05-28) 28 May 2000 (age 16) Japan JFA Academy Fukushima U-18
16 Takumu Kemmotsu (2000-06-02) 2 June 2000 (age 16) Japan Shimizu S-Pulse Youth
5 Ayumu Seko (2000-06-07) 7 June 2000 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
7 Yukinari Sugawara (2000-06-28) 28 June 2000 (age 16) Japan Nagoya Grampus U-18
3 Yuki Kobayashi (2000-07-18) 18 July 2000 (age 16) Japan Vissel Kobe U-18
2 Rikuto Katsura (2000-09-16) 16 September 2000 (age 16) Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima Youth
Midfielders
4 Rei Hirakawa (2000-04-20) 20 April 2000 (age 17) Japan FC Tokyo U-18
8 Tochi Suzuki (2000-05-30) 30 May 2000 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
10 Shimpei Fukuoka (2000-06-27) 27 June 2000 (age 16) Japan Kyoto Sanga U-18
6 Hinata Kida (2000-07-04) 4 July 2000 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
15 Soichiro Kozuki (2000-12-22) 22 December 2000 (age 16) Japan Kyoto Sanga U-18
17 Gijo Sehata (2001-01-19) 19 January 2001 (age 16) Japan JFA Academy Fukushima U-18
22 Shunsuke Tanimoto (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 16) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
20 Nagi Matsumoto (2001-09-04) 4 September 2001 (age 15) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-15
Forwards
18 Hiroto Yamada (2000-03-07) 7 March 2000 (age 17) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
11 Taisei Miyashiro (2000-05-26) 26 May 2000 (age 16) Japan Kawasaki Frontale U-18
14 Akito Tanahashi (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 16) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos Junior Youth
13 Keito Nakamuraa (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 16) Japan Mitsubishi Yowa S.C. Sugamo Youth
9 Takefusa Kubo (2001-06-04) 4 June 2001 (age 15) Spain FC Barcelona

Honors[edit]

Continental[edit]

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

Unofficial[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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