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
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Head coach 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 40 (first in 1959)
Best result Champions
(2016)

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

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

The following 24 players were called up for the squad for the 2016 AFC U-19 Championship.[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 20) Japan Waseda University
12 1GK Ajay Bhosle (1998-07-06) 6 July 1998 (age 18) Japan Aomori Yamada High School
23 1GK Tomoya Wakahara (1999-12-28) 28 December 1999 (age 17) Japan Kyoto Sanga U-18

2 2DF So Fujitani (1997-10-28) 28 October 1997 (age 19) Japan Vissel Kobe
3 2DF Yuta Nakayama (1997-02-16) 16 February 1997 (age 20) Japan Kashiwa Reysol
4 2DF Koki Machida (1997-08-25) 25 August 1997 (age 19) Japan Kashima Antlers
5 2DF Takehiro Tomiyasu (1998-11-05) 5 November 1998 (age 18) Japan Avispa Fukuoka
6 2DF Ryo Hatsuse (1997-07-10) 10 July 1997 (age 19) Japan Gamba Osaka
16 2DF Tomoki Iwata (1997-04-07) 7 April 1997 (age 19) Japan Oita Trinita
19 2DF Kakeru Funaki (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 18) Japan Cerezo Osaka U-18
22 2DF Ko Itakura (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 20) Japan Kawasaki Frontale

7 3MF Yuta Kamiya (1997-04-24) 24 April 1997 (age 19) Japan Shonan Bellmare
8 3MF Koji Miyoshi (1997-03-26) 26 March 1997 (age 20) Japan Kawasaki Frontale
10 3MF Daisuke Sakai (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 20) Japan Oita Trinita
11 3MF Yoichi Naganuma (1997-04-14) 14 April 1997 (age 19) Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima
15 3MF Ritsu Doan (1998-06-16) 16 June 1998 (age 18) Japan Gamba Osaka
17 3MF Mizuki Ichimaru (1997-05-08) 8 May 1997 (age 19) Japan Gamba Osaka
18 3MF Keita Endo (1997-11-22) 22 November 1997 (age 19) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
21 3MF Teruki Hara (1998-07-30) 30 July 1998 (age 18) Japan Municipal Funabashi High School

9 4FW Koki Ogawa (1997-08-08) 8 August 1997 (age 19) Japan Júbilo Iwata
13 4FW Takeru Kishimoto (1997-07-16) 16 July 1997 (age 19) Japan Cerezo Osaka
14 4FW Shunta Nakamura (1999-05-10) 10 May 1999 (age 17) Japan Kashiwa Reysol U-18
20 4FW Yuto Iwasaki (1998-06-11) 11 June 1998 (age 18) Japan Kyoto Tachibana High School

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Runners-Up (1): 1999

Continental[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship
  • Winners (1): 2016,
Runners-Up (6): 1973, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]