Japan national under-20 football team

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Japan Under-20
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 Masanaga Kageyama
FIFA code JPN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 10 (first in 1979)
Best result 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 team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association..

Competition Rosters

FIFA U-20 World Cup Rosters

Competition records

FIFA U-20 World Cup record

AFC U-19 Championship Record

AFC U-19 Championship

Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
Malaysia 1959 4 2 0 2 12 11
Malaysia 1960 4 2 1 1 10 11
Thailand 1961 4 0 1 3 4 8
Thailand 1962 4 1 0 3 4 9
Malaysia 1963 5 1 1 3 8 13
South Vietnam 1964 3 0 1 2 1 4
Japan 1965 4 2 0 2 8 4
Philippines 1966 4 0 0 4 2 13
Thailand 1967 3 0 0 3 2 6
South Korea 1968 3 0 1 2 0 6
Thailand 1969 3 1 0 2 5 11
Philippines 1970 6 2 1 3 5 13
Japan 1971 6 4 1 1 13 2
Thailand 1972 5 2 2 1 12 5
Iran 1973 5 1 2 2 5 6
Thailand 1974 4 2 0 2 9 4
Kuwait 1975 4 2 0 2 10 5
Thailand 1976 4 1 2 1 2 4
Iran 1977 5 1 2 2 8 6
Bangladesh 1978 4 1 2 1 8 6
Thailand 1980 4 2 0 2 4 5
Thailand 1982
United Arab Emirates 1985
Saudi Arabia 1986
Qatar 1988 3 0 0 3 3 7
Indonesia 1990 3 1 1 1 5 4
United Arab Emirates 1992 5 3 0 2 8 4
Indonesia 1994 6 4 0 2 9 4
South Korea 1996 6 3 1 2 12 6
Thailand 1998 6 3 1 2 18 10
Iran 2000 6 3 1 2 15 8
Qatar 2002 6 4 1 1 11 4
Malaysia 2004 6 3 0 3 10 3
India 2006 6 3 2 1 12 6
Saudi Arabia 2008 4 2 1 1 10 6
China 2010 4 3 0 1 11 4
United Arab Emirates 2012 4 1 1 2 2 4
Myanmar 2014 4 2 1 1 7 5
Bahrain 2016 6 4 2 0 13 0
Total 163 66 29 68 278 227

Recent results and fixtures

Team for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Team for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Current squad

Head coach: Japan Masanaga Kageyama
Asst.Coach: Japan Tadahiro Akiba
GK Coach: Japan Norio Takahashi

Following is the 21 member squad for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup announced on 7 May.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Tomoya Wakahara (1999-12-28) 28 December 1999 (age 19) Japan Kyoto Sanga
2 2DF Shunki Higashi (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 19) Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima
3 2DF Yuki Kobayashi (2000-07-18) 18 July 2000 (age 19) Japan Vissel Kobe
4 2DF Ayumu Seko (2000-06-07) 7 June 2000 (age 19) Japan Cerezo Osaka
5 2DF Yukinari Sugawara (2000-06-28) 28 June 2000 (age 19) Japan Nagoya Grampus
6 3MF Yuta Goke (1999-06-10) 10 June 1999 (age 20) Japan Vissel Kobe
7 3MF Hiroki Ito (1999-05-12) 12 May 1999 (age 20) Japan Nagoya Grampus
8 3MF Kanya Fujimoto (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 20) Japan Tokyo Verdy
9 4FW Koki Saito (2001-08-10) 10 August 2001 (age 18) Japan Yokohama FC
10 3MF Mitsuki Saito (1999-01-10) 10 January 1999 (age 20) Japan Shonan Bellmare
11 4FW Kyosuke Tagawa (1999-02-11) 11 February 1999 (age 20) Japan FC Tokyo
12 1GK Shu Mogi (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 20) Japan Cerezo Osaka
13 4FW Taisei Miyashiro (2000-05-26) 26 May 2000 (age 19) Japan Kawasaki Frontale
14 4FW Jun Nishikawa (2002-02-21) 21 February 2002 (age 17) Japan Cerezo Osaka
15 2DF Toichi Suzuki (2000-05-30) 30 May 2000 (age 19) Japan Shonan Bellmare
16 3MF Kota Yamada (1999-07-10) 10 July 1999 (age 20) Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
17 2DF Kennedy Mikuni (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 19) Japan Avispa Fukuoka
18 4FW Taichi Hara (1999-05-05) 5 May 1999 (age 20) Japan FC Tokyo
19 2DF Hinata Kida (2000-07-04) 4 July 2000 (age 19) Japan Avispa Fukuoka
20 4FW Keito Nakamura (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 19) Netherlands FC Twente
21 1GK Zion Suzuki (2002-08-21) 21 August 2002 (age 16) Japan Urawa Red Diamonds

Honours

International

Runners-Up (1): 1999

Continental

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

See also

References

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20ワールドカップポーランド2019(5/23~6/15) U-20日本代表 メンバー・スケジュール". jfa.jp (in Japanese). JFA. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.

External links

  • Japan Football Association (in Japanese)
  • Japan Football Association (in English)
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