Japan national under-20 football team

The Japan national under-20 football team is a national association football team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association..

Japan Under-20
Nickname(s)サムライ・ブルー
(Samurai Blue)
AssociationJapan Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachMasanaga Kageyama
FIFA codeJPN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1979)
Best resultRunners-up (1999)
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances40 (first in 1959)
Best resultChampions (2016)

Competition RostersEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup RostersEdit

Competition recordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup recordEdit

AFC U-19 Championship RecordEdit

AFC U-19 Championship

Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  1959 4 2 0 2 12 11
  1960 4 2 1 1 10 11
  1961 4 0 1 3 4 8
  1962 4 1 0 3 4 9
  1963 5 1 1 3 8 13
  1964 3 0 1 2 1 4
  1965 4 2 0 2 8 4
  1966 4 0 0 4 2 13
  1967 3 0 0 3 2 6
  1968 3 0 1 2 0 6
  1969 3 1 0 2 5 11
  1970 6 2 1 3 5 13
  1971 6 4 1 1 13 2
  1972 5 2 2 1 12 5
  1973 5 1 2 2 5 6
  1974 4 2 0 2 9 4
  1975 4 2 0 2 10 5
  1976 4 1 2 1 2 4
  1977 5 1 2 2 8 6
  1978 4 1 2 1 8 6
  1980 4 2 0 2 4 5
  1982
  1985
  1986
  1988 3 0 0 3 3 7
  1990 3 1 1 1 5 4
  1992 5 3 0 2 8 4
  1994 6 4 0 2 9 4
  1996 6 3 1 2 12 6
  1998 6 3 1 2 18 10
  2000 6 3 1 2 15 8
  2002 6 4 1 1 11 4
  2004 6 3 0 3 10 3
  2006 6 3 2 1 12 6
  2008 4 2 1 1 10 6
  2010 4 3 0 1 11 4
  2012 4 1 1 2 2 4
  2014 4 2 1 1 7 5
  2016 6 4 2 0 13 0
Total 163 66 29 68 278 227

Recent results and fixturesEdit

Team for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Team for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Current squadEdit

Head coach:   Masanaga Kageyama
Asst.Coach:   Tadahiro Akiba
GK Coach:   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 20)   Kyoto Sanga
2 2DF Shunki Higashi (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 19)   Sanfrecce Hiroshima
3 2DF Yuki Kobayashi (2000-07-18) 18 July 2000 (age 19)   Vissel Kobe
4 2DF Ayumu Seko (2000-06-07) 7 June 2000 (age 19)   Cerezo Osaka
5 2DF Yukinari Sugawara (2000-06-28) 28 June 2000 (age 19)   Nagoya Grampus
6 3MF Yuta Goke (1999-06-10) 10 June 1999 (age 20)   Vissel Kobe
7 3MF Hiroki Ito (1999-05-12) 12 May 1999 (age 20)   Nagoya Grampus
8 3MF Kanya Fujimoto (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 20)   Tokyo Verdy
9 4FW Koki Saito (2001-08-10) 10 August 2001 (age 18)   Yokohama FC
10 3MF Mitsuki Saito (1999-01-10) 10 January 1999 (age 21)   Shonan Bellmare
11 4FW Kyosuke Tagawa (1999-02-11) 11 February 1999 (age 21)   FC Tokyo
12 1GK Shu Mogi (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 21)   Cerezo Osaka
13 4FW Taisei Miyashiro (2000-05-26) 26 May 2000 (age 19)   Kawasaki Frontale
14 4FW Jun Nishikawa (2002-02-21) 21 February 2002 (age 17)   Cerezo Osaka
15 2DF Toichi Suzuki (2000-05-30) 30 May 2000 (age 19)   Shonan Bellmare
16 3MF Kota Yamada (1999-07-10) 10 July 1999 (age 20)   Yokohama F. Marinos
17 2DF Kennedy Mikuni (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 19)   Avispa Fukuoka
18 4FW Taichi Hara (1999-05-05) 5 May 1999 (age 20)   FC Tokyo
19 2DF Hinata Kida (2000-07-04) 4 July 2000 (age 19)   Avispa Fukuoka
20 4FW Keito Nakamura (2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 19)   FC Twente
21 1GK Zion Suzuki (2002-08-21) 21 August 2002 (age 17)   Urawa Red Diamonds

HonoursEdit

InternationalEdit

Runners-Up (1): 1999

ContinentalEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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