Japan national under-20 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 Atsushi Uchiyama
FIFA code JPN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1979)
Best result Runners-Up Runners-Up (1999)
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances - (First in 1959)
Best result Runners-Up Runners-Up
(1973, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006)

The Japan national under-20 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association.

Competition Rosters[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup Rosters[edit]

Competition Records[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship Record[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score* Venue Competition
2 Oct 2015  Laos W 2 – 0 Laos Laos National Stadium, Vientiane 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
4 Oct 2015  Philippines W 6 – 0 Laos Laos National Stadium, Vientiane 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
6 Oct 2015  Australia W 3 – 0 Laos Laos National Stadium, Vientiane 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
13 - 30 Oct 2016 Bahrain 2016 AFC U-19 Championship

Current Squad[edit]

Squad selected for the 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification held in  Laos in October 2015.[1]

Head Coach: Japan Atsushi Uchiyama

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ryosuke Kojima (1997-01-30) 30 January 1997 (age 19) Japan Waseda University
2 2DF So Fujitani (1997-10-28) 28 October 1997 (age 18) Japan Vissel Kobe
3 2DF Yuta Nakayama (1997-02-16) 16 February 1997 (age 18) Japan Kashiwa Reysol
4 2DF Koki Machida (1997-08-25) 25 August 1997 (age 18) Japan Kashima Antlers
5 2DF Hiroki Noda (1997-07-27) 27 July 1997 (age 18) Japan Otsu High School
6 2DF Itsuki Urata (1997-01-29) 29 January 1997 (age 19) Japan JEF United Chiba
8 3MF Kazune Kubota (1997-01-01) 1 January 1997 (age 19) Japan Kashima Antlers
9 4FW Koki Ogawa (1997-08-08) 8 August 1997 (age 18) Japan Toko Gakuin High School
10 3MF Daisuke Sakai (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 19) Japan Oita Trinita
11 4FW Kazunari Ichimi (1997-11-10) 10 November 1997 (age 18) Japan Otsu High School
12 2DF Tomoki Iwata (1997-04-07) 7 April 1997 (age 18) Japan Oita Trinita
13 4FW Takeru Kishimoto (1997-07-16) 16 July 1997 (age 18) Japan Cerezo Osaka
14 3MF Akito Takagi (1997-08-04) 4 August 1997 (age 18) Japan Gamba Osaka
15 3MF Ritsu Doan (1998-06-16) 16 June 1998 (age 17) Japan Gamba Osaka
16 3MF Takumi Sasaki (1998-03-30) 30 March 1998 (age 17) Japan Vegalta Sendai
17 3MF Tokuma Suzuki (1997-03-12) 12 March 1997 (age 18) Japan Tsukuba University
18 1GK Riku Hirosue (1998-07-06) 6 July 1998 (age 17) Japan Aomori Yamada
19 2DF Kakeru Funaki (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 17) Japan Cerezo Osaka
20 3MF Yuto Iwasaki (1998-06-11) 11 June 1998 (age 17) Japan Kyoto Tachibana High School
22 2DF Takehiro Tomiyasu (1998-11-05) 5 November 1998 (age 17) Japan Avispa Fukuoka
23 1GK Rui Yamaguchi (1998-05-28) 28 May 1998 (age 17) France FC Lorient
28 4FW Tsubasa Yoshihira (1998-01-05) 5 January 1998 (age 18) Japan Oita Trinita
31 3MF Tsukasa Morishima (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 18) Japan Yokkaichi Chuoh High School

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Runners-Up (1): 1999

Continental[edit]

Runners-Up (6): 1973, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]