Japan national football team

The Japan national football team, nicknamed the Samurai Blue, represents Japan in men's international football. It is controlled by the Japan Football Association, the governing body for football in... Wikipedia

  • Nickname(s):  サムライ・ブルー, (Samurai Blue), Since 19 October 2009
  • Association:  Japan Football Association (JFA)
  • Confederation:  AFC (Asia)
  • Sub-confederation:  EAFF (East Asia)
  • Head coach:  Hajime Moriyasu
  • Captain:  Maya Yoshida
  • Most caps:  Yasuhito Endō (152)
  • Top scorer:  Kunishige Kamamoto (75)
  • Home stadium:  Saitama Stadium 2002 (mostly)
  • FIFA code:  JPN
  • Highest:  9 (March 1998)
  • Lowest:  66 (December 1992)
  • Highest:  8 (August 2001, March 2002)
  • Lowest:  123 (September 1962)
  • Appearances:  7 (First in 1998)
  • Best result:  Round of 16 (2002, 2010, 2018, 2022)
  • Appearances:  10 (First in 1988)
  • Best result:  Champions (1992, 2000, 2004, 2011)
  • Appearances:  2 (First in 1999)
  • Best result:  Group stage (1999, 2019)
  • Appearances:  9 (First in 2003)
  • Best result:  Champions (2013, 2022)
  • Appearances:  5 (First in 1995)
  • Best result:  Runners-up (2001)
  • Website:  Japanese, English
  • Data source:  Duck Go
Bottom