Japan national beach soccer team

The Japan national beach soccer team represents Japan in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the JFA, the governing body for football in Japan.

 Japan
AssociationJapan Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachOzu Moreira
CaptainOzu Moreira
FIFA codeJPN
BSWW ranking14


First colours


Second colours
Biggest defeat
 Japan 2–15 Brazil 
(Miura, Japan; 6 July 1996)

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixtures

2019Edit

21 November 2019 (2019-11-21) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group A) Paraguay   4–5   Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
21:00
  • Carballo   22'34'
  • Morán   28'
  • Barreto   32'
Report
  • Okuyama   13'
  • Ozu   16'27'
  • Akaguma   24'36'
Attendance: 2,483[1]
Referee: Raúl González (Spain)
23 November 2019 (2019-11-23) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group A) United States   3–4   Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
17:50
  • Canale   9'33'
  • Toth   20'
Report
  • Ozu   9'33'
  • Matsuo   13'
  • Tabata   30'
Attendance: 642[2]
Referee: Sofien Benchabane (France)
25 November 2019 (2019-11-25) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group A) Japan   5–3    Switzerland Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
17:50
  • Akaguma   2'8'
  • Oba   21'
  • Ozu   21'
  • Komaki   29'
Report
Attendance: 361[3]
Referee: Alex Valdiviezo (Peru)
28 November 2019 (2019-11-28) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Quarter-finals) Japan   3–2   Uruguay Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
21:00
  • Oba   8'
  • Okuyama   11'
  • Tabata   16'
Report
  • Laduche   20' (pen.)
  • Capurro   36'
Attendance: 1,072[4]
Referee: Sofien Benchabane (France)
30 November 2019 (2019-11-30) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Semi-finals) Japan   3–3 (a.e.t.)
(1–2 p)
  Portugal Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
18:00
  • Ozu   11'
  • Yamauchi   13'
  • Akaguma   36'
Report
  • L. Martins   2'
  • B. Martins   29'31'
Attendance: 707[5]
Referee: Łukasz Ostrowski (Poland)
Penalties
1 December 2019 (2019-12-01) 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Third place match) Russia   5–4   Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque
16:15
  • Zemskov   8'23'29'
  • Novikov   8'
  • Makarov   26'
Report
  • Akaguma   4'8'
  • Ozu   12'
  • Oba   23'
Attendance: 2,739[6]
Referee: Juan Angeles (Dominican Republic)

Future schedulesEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Current coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach  

Manager historyEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Current as of 2019

The final squad for the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was announced on 11 November 2019.[7]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Shingo Terukina (1984-09-08)8 September 1984 (aged 35)   Ryukyu Erythrina
2 4FW Takuya Akaguma (1989-11-21)21 November 1989 (aged 30)   Dorsole Kitakyushu
3 3MF Tomoyuki Iino (1985-01-29)29 January 1985 (aged 34)   Dorsole Kitakyushu
4 3MF Kosuke Matsuda (1986-09-26)26 September 1986 (aged 33)   Loewe Yokohama
5 2DF Teruki Tabata (1979-04-16)16 April 1979 (aged 40)   Veertien Mie BS
6 3MF Naoya Matsuo (1988-08-18)18 August 1988 (aged 31)   Pracia Yamaguchi
7 3MF Takaaki Oba (1992-12-24)24 December 1992 (aged 26)   Tokyo Verdy BS
8 3MF Masayuki Komaki (1982-08-30)30 August 1982 (aged 37)   Veertien Mie BS
9 4FW Shusei Yamauchi (1985-09-09)9 September 1985 (aged 34)   Tokyo Verdy BS
10 2DF Ozu Moreira (captain) (1986-01-21)21 January 1986 (aged 33)   Tokyo Verdy BS
11 4FW Masanori Okuyama (1986-06-07)7 June 1986 (aged 33)   Loewe Yokohama
12 1GK Tomoya Ginoza (1985-04-02)2 April 1985 (aged 34)   Veertien Mie BS

Notable playersEdit

(2007)

  • Hirofumi Oda
  • Takashi Arakaki
  • Gishu Nagayama
  • cob ona

Previous squadsEdit

Player recordsEdit

Most capped playersEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

HonoursEdit

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA Beach Soccer World CupEdit

Beach Soccer World Championships record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  1995 Did not enter - - - - - - - - -
  1996 Did not enter - - - - - - - - -
  1997 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 5 21 -16 0
  1998 Did not enter - - - - - - - -
  1999 Quarterfinals 3 1 0 0 2 15 21 -6 3
  2000 Fourth place 5 2 0 1 2 16 22 -6 7
  2001 Did not enter - - - - - - - - -
  2002 Did not enter - - - - - - - - -
  2003 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 4 14 -10 0
  2004 Did not enter - - - - - - - - -
Total 4/10 14 3 0 1 10 40 78 -38 10
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  2005 Fourth place 5 2 0 0 3 10 24 -14 6
  2006 Quarterfinals 4 1 0 0 3 17 25 -8 3
  2007 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 6 13 -7 0
  2008 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 5 18 -13 0
  2009 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 1 1 16 11 +5 7
  2011 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 6 10 -4 0
  2013 Quarterfinals 4 1 1 0 2 11 12 -1 4
  2015 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 0 2 12 13 -1 6
  2017 TBD - - - - - - - -
Total 8/8 27 7 1 1 18 93 126 -33 24

AFC Beach Soccer Asian CupEdit

AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  2006 Runners-up 4 3 0 0 1 29 10 +19 9
  2007 Runners-up 4 2 0 0 2 18 19 -1 6
  2008 Runners-up 4 2 0 1 1 19 8 +11 7
  2009 Champions 4 3 0 0 1 16 10 +6 9
  2011 Champions 5 4 0 0 1 23 13 +10 12
  2013 Runners-up 5 4 0 0 1 23 15 +8 12
  2015 Runners-up 6 5 0 0 1 24 12 +12 15
  2017 Third place 5 3 0 0 2 41 18 +23 9
Total 8/8 37 26 0 1 10 194 105 +89 79

Asian Beach GamesEdit

Asian Beach Games record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  2008 Did Not Enter
  2010 Quarterfinal 4 2 0 0 2 14 7 +7 6
  2012 Quarterfinal 4 2 0 0 2 11 9 +2 6
  2014 Runners-up 5 3 0 0 2 22 11 +11 9
  2016 Champions 5 4 1 0 0 34 12 +22 15
Total 4/5 18 11 1 0 6 81 39 +42 35

Continental Beach Soccer TournamentEdit

Continental Beach Soccer Tournament record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  2016 Third place 3 2 0 0 1 21 13 +8 6
Total 1/1 3 2 0 0 1 21 13 +8 6

Beach Soccer Intercontinental CupEdit

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
  2011 Did Not Enter
  2012 7th place 3 0 0 0 3 14 19 -5 0
  2013 Did Not Enter
  2014 7th place 5 2 0 0 3 19 22 -3 6
  2015 Did Not Enter
  2016 Did Not Enter
Total 2/6 8 2 0 0 6 33 41 -8 6

See alsoEdit

Japan
Men's
Women's

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Match report – Group A – Paraguay v Japan" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Match report – Group A – United States v Japan" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 23 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Match report – Group A – Japan v Switzerland" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Match report – Quarter-finals – Japan v Uruguay" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Match report – Semi-finals – Japan v Portugal" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 30 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Match report – Match for third place – Russia v Japan" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 1 December 2019. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Japan Beach Soccer National Team Squad, Schedule - FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 (11/21-12/1 @Asuncion, Paraguay)". JFA. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 17 November 2019.

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