Japan naitional fitbaw team

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Japan
Nickname(s)サムライ・ブルー
(Samurai Blue)
Association日本サッカー協会
(Japan Fitbaa Association)
ConfederationAFC (Asie)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asie)
Heid coachHajime Moriyasu
CaiptainMaya Yoshida
Maist kaipsYasuhito Endō (152)
Tap scorerKunishige Kamamoto (80)[1]
Hame stadiumSaitama Stadium 2002
FIFA codeJPN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 28 Increase 3 (24 October 2019)[2]
Heichest9 (February 1998)
Lawest66 (December 1992)
Elo rankin
Current 29 Increase 5 (18 October 2019)[3]
Heichest8 (August 2001, March 2002)
Lawest112 (September 1962)
First international
 Japan 0–5 Cheenae 
(Tokyo; 9 Mey 1917)[4]
Biggest win
 Japan 15–0 Philippines 
(Tokyo; 27 September 1967)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 2–15 Philippines 
(Tokyo; 10 Mey 1917)[5]
Warld Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1998)
Best resultRoond o 16: 2002 an 2010
Asie Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1988)
Best resultChampions: 1992, 2000, 2004 an 2011
Copa América
Appearances1 (first in 1999)
Best resultGroup Stage: 1999
Confederations Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1995)
Best resultRunners-up: 2001

The Japan naitional fitbaw team (サッカー日本代表, Soccer Nippon Daihyō) represents Japan in association fitbaw an is operatit by the Japan Fitbaa Association (JFA), the govrenin bouk for association fitbaw in Japan.

Japan is ane o the maist successful fitbaw teams in Asie, haein qualifeed for the last five consecutive FIFA Warld Cups wi seicont roond advancements in 2002 & 2010, an haein wan the AFC Asie Cup a record fower times in 1992, 2000, 2004 & 2011. The team haes feenished seicont in the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup an aw.

Honors[eedit | eedit soorce]

Internaitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bronze Medal (1): 1968
Runners-Up (1): 2001

Continental[eedit | eedit soorce]

Champions (4): 1992, 2000, 2004, 2011
Years (5): 2000, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011

Regional[eedit | eedit soorce]

Champions (3): 1992, 1995, 1998
Champions (1): 2013
Champions (1): 1930

Ither[eedit | eedit soorce]

Champions (2): 1993, 2007
Champions (1): 2001
Champions (11): 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Years (1): 2002

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 80 days to go – With 80 goals in 84 appearances, Kunishige Kamamoto is Japan's all-time leading goalscorer. (FIFA.com)
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019. 
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019. 
  4. "Japan National Football Team Results: 1910–1919". Football Japan. p. 29 December 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  5. Motoaki Inukai 「日本代表公式記録集2008」 Japan Football Association p.206

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