Japan national football team results (1980–1989)

This article lists the results for the Japan national football team between 1980 and 1989.

1980 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
22 March 1980   South Korea L 1–3   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1980 Olympic Games Qualification
24 March 1980   Philippines W 10–0   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1980 Olympic Games Qualification
28 March 1980   Indonesia W 2–0   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1980 Olympic Games Qualification
30 March 1980   Malaysia D 1–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1980 Olympic Games Qualification
2 April 1980   Brunei W 2–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1980 Olympic Games Qualification
9 June 1980   Hong Kong W 3–1   Guangzhou, China Guangzhou International Football Tournament
11 June 1980   China L 0–1   Guangzhou, China Guangzhou International Football Tournament
18 June 1980   Hong Kong W 2–0   Guangzhou, China Guangzhou International Football Tournament
22 December 1980   Singapore W 1–0   Hong Kong 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC and OFC)
26 December 1980   China L 0–1   Hong Kong 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC and OFC)
28 December 1980   Macau W 3–0   Hong Kong 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC and OFC)
30 December 1980   North Korea L 0–1   Hong Kong 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC and OFC)

1981 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
8 February 1981   Malaysia L 0–1   Kuantan, Malaysia International Friendly
10 February 1981   Malaysia D 1–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia International Friendly
17 February 1981   Singapore W 1–0   Singapore International Friendly
19 February 1981   Singapore D 1–1   Singapore International Friendly
24 February 1981   Indonesia L 0–2   Jakarta, Indonesia International Friendly
8 March 1981   South Korea L 0–1   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan International Friendly
2 June 1981   China D 0–0   Ōmiya Park Soccer Stadium, Saitama, Japan Kirin Cup
19 June 1981   Malaysia W 2–0   Daegu, South Korea International Friendly
21 June 1981   South Korea L 0–2   Busan, South Korea International Friendly
30 August 1981   Malaysia W 2–0   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
3 September 1981   India W 3–2   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
8 September 1981   United Arab Emirates W 3–2   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
14 September 1981   Indonesia W 2–0   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
18 September 1981   Iraq L 0–2   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament

1982 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
21 March 1982   South Korea L 0–3   Seoul, South Korea International Friendly
2 June 1982   Singapore W 2–0   Coca-Cola West Hiroshima Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan International Friendly
15 July 1982   Romania L 0–4   Suceava, Romania International Friendly
18 July 1982   Romania L 1–3   Bucharest, Romania International Friendly
21 November 1982   Iran W 1–0   New Delhi, India 1982 Asian Games Football
23 November 1982   South Yemen W 3–1   New Delhi, India 1982 Asian Games Football
25 November 1982   South Korea W 2–1   New Delhi, India 1982 Asian Games Football
28 November 1982   Iraq L 0–1   New Delhi, India 1982 Asian Games Football

1983 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
12 February 1983   Syria D 2–2   Damascus, Syria International Friendly
20 February 1983   Egypt Olympic Team D 0–01   Mahara, Egypt International Friendly
22 February 1983   Egypt Olympic Team D 0–01   Mahara, Egypt International Friendly
25 February 1983   Qatar L 0–1   Doha, Qatar International Friendly
6 March 1983   South Korea D 1–1   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan International Friendly
7 June 1983   Syria W 1–0   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan Kirin Cup
4 September 1983   Philippines W 7–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
7 September 1983   Philippines W 10–11   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
15 September 1983   Chinese Taipei W 2–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
20 September 1983   Chinese Taipei D 1–11   Taipei, Republic of China 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
25 September 1983   New Zealand L 1–31   Auckland, New Zealand 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
7 October 1983   New Zealand L 0–11   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1984 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
6 March 1984   Brunei L 7–1   Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei International Friendly
15 April 1984   Thailand L 2–51   Singapore 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
18 April 1984   Malaysia L 1–21   Singapore 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
21 April 1984   Iraq L 1–21   Singapore 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
26 April 1984   Qatar L 1–21   Singapore 1984 Olympic Games Qualification
31 May 1984   China W 1–01   Ōmiya Park Soccer Stadium, Saitama, Japan Kirin Cup
30 September 1984   South Korea W 2–1   Seoul, South Korea International Friendly
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1985 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
23 February 1985   Singapore W 3–1   Singapore 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
21 March 1985   North Korea W 1–0   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
30 April 1985   North Korea D 0–0   Pyongyang, North Korea 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
18 May 1985   Singapore W 5–0   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
26 May 1985   Uruguay W 1–4   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan Kirin Cup
4 June 1985   Malaysia W 3–01   Mizuho Athletic Stadium, Nagoya, Japan Kirin Cup
11 August 1985   Hong Kong W 3–0   Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe, Japan 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
22 September 1985   Hong Kong W 2–1   Hong Kong 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
26 October 1985   South Korea L 1–2   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
3 November 1985   South Korea L 0–1   Seoul, South Korea 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1986 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
25 July 1986   Syria W 2–11   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
1 August 1986   Malaysia L 1–21   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Merdeka Tournament
20 September 1986     Nepal W 5–0   Daejeon, South Korea 1986 Asian Games Football
22 September 1986   Iran L 0–2   Daejeon, South Korea 1986 Asian Games Football
24 September 1986   Kuwait L 0–2   Daejeon, South Korea 1986 Asian Games Football
28 September 1986   Bangladesh W 4–0   Daejeon, South Korea 1986 Asian Games Football
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1987 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
8 April 1987   Indonesia W 3–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
12 April 1987   Singapore W 1–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
27 May 1987   Senegal D 2–2   Coca-Cola West Hiroshima Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan Kirin Cup
14 June 1987   Singapore W 1–01   Singapore 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
26 June 1987   Indonesia W 2–11   Jakarta, Indonesia 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
2 September 1987   Thailand D 0–01   Bangkok, Thailand 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
15 September 1987     Nepal W 5–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
18 September 1987     Nepal W 9–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
26 September 1987   Thailand W 1–01   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
4 October 1987   China W 1–01   Guangzhou, China 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
26 October 1987   China L 0–21   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1988 Olympic Games Qualification
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1988 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
27 January 1988   United Arab Emirates D 1–1   Dubai, United Arab Emirates International Friendly
30 January 1988   United Arab Emirates L 0–2   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates International Friendly
2 February 1988   Oman D 1–1   Muscat, Oman International Friendly
8 April 1988   Kuwait L 0–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1988 AFC Asian Cup qualification
11 April 1988   Malaysia W 1–0   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1988 AFC Asian Cup qualification
16 April 1988   Jordan D 1–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1988 AFC Asian Cup qualification
8 April 1988   Pakistan W 4–1   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1988 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2 June 1988   China L 0–3   Mizuho Athletic Stadium, Nagoya, Japan Kirin Cup
9 July 1988   Turkey Olympic Team L 0–31   Istanbul, Turkey International Friendly
26 October 1988   South Korea L 0–1   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan International Friendly
4 December 1988   Iran D 0–0   Qatar SC Stadium, Doha, Qatar 1988 AFC Asian Cup
6 December 1988   South Korea L 0–2   Qatar SC Stadium, Doha, Qatar 1988 AFC Asian Cup
10 December 1988   United Arab Emirates L 0–1   Al-Ahly Stadium, Doha, Qatar 1988 AFC Asian Cup
12 December 1988   Qatar L 0–3   Al-Ahly Stadium, Doha, Qatar 1988 AFC Asian Cup
1:Not recognized by FIFA.

1989 edit

Date Opponent Result Score Venue Competition
20 January 1989   Iran D 2–2   Tehran, Iran International Friendly
5 May 1989   South Korea L 0–1   Seoul, South Korea International Friendly
10 May 1989   China D 2–2   Nishigaoka Soccer Stadium, Tokyo, Japan International Friendly
13 May 1989   China W 2–0   Kanko Stadium, Okayama, Japan International Friendly
22 May 1989   Hong Kong D 0–0   Hong Kong 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
28 May 1989   Indonesia D 0–0   Jakarta, Indonesia 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
4 June 1989   North Korea W 2–1   Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
11 June 1989   Indonesia W 5–0   Nishigaoka Soccer Stadium, Tokyo, Japan 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
18 June 1989   Hong Kong D 0–0   Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe, Japan 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
25 June 1989   North Korea L 0–2   Pyongyang, North Korea 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
23 July 1989   Brazil L 0–1   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil International Friendly

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