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Japan women's national under-17 football team

The Japan women's national under-17 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association. [1]

 Japan
リトルなでしこ
Nickname(s)Little Nadeshiko (リトルなでしこ)
AssociationJapan Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachNaoki Kusunose
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2008)
Best resultWinner, 2014
AFC U-16 Women's Championship
Appearances7 (first in 2005)
Best resultWinners, 2005, 2011, 2013

Competition RecordsEdit

FIFA U-17 World Cup RecordEdit

Hosts / Year Result GP W D* L GS GA GD
  2008 Quarterfinals 4 3 1 0 19 7 +12
  2010 Runner-up 6 4 1 1 20 9 +11
  2012 Quarterfinals 4 3 0 1 17 1 +16
  2014 Champions 6 6 0 0 23 1 +22
  2016 Runner-up 6 5 1 0 19 2 +17
  2018 Quarter-finals 4 1 3 0 8 2 +6
Total 6/6 30 22 6 2 106 22 +84
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-16 Championship RecordEdit

Hosts / Year Result GP W D* L GS GA GD
  2005 Champions 5 4 1 0 69 1 +68
  2007 Runner-up 4 2 0 2 5 6 –1
  2009 Third-place 5 3 0 2 26 7 +19
  2011 Champions 5 5 0 0 18 0 +18
  2013 Champions 4 3 1 0 35 1 +34
  2015 Runner-up 5 3 1 1 19 2 +17
  2017 Third-place 5 4 0 1 12 2 +10
Total 3 Titles 33 24 3 6 184 19 +165
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Momoko Tanaka (2000-03-17)17 March 2000 (aged 16)   NTV Menina
2 2DF Nana Ono (1999-05-01)1 May 1999 (aged 17)   NTV Menina
3 2DF Reina Wakisaka (1999-05-02)2 May 1999 (aged 17)   Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies
4 2DF Miyu Takahira (1999-11-04)4 November 1999 (aged 16)   JFA Academy Fukushima
5 2DF Riko Ushijima (1999-12-12)12 December 1999 (aged 16)   Hinomoto Gakuen HS
6 2DF Rio Kanekatsu (1999-03-11)11 March 1999 (aged 17)   Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies
7 3MF Saori Takarada (1999-12-27)27 December 1999 (aged 16)   Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies
8 3MF Hinata Miyazawa (1999-11-28)28 November 1999 (aged 16)   Seiwa Gakuen HS
9 4FW Riko Ueki (1999-07-30)30 July 1999 (aged 17)   NTV Menina
10 3MF Fuka Nagano (1999-03-09)9 March 1999 (aged 17)   Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies
11 4FW Hana Takahashi (2000-02-19)19 February 2000 (aged 16)   Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies
12 1GK Chiaki Kogure (1999-03-12)12 March 1999 (aged 17)   Maebashi Ikuei HS
13 3MF Mayu Karahashi (1999-08-04)4 August 1999 (aged 17)   Albirex Niigata Ladies
14 4FW Seira Kojima (2000-02-05)5 February 2000 (aged 16)   Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies
15 3MF Remina Chiba (1999-04-30)30 April 1999 (aged 17)   Fujieda Junshin HS
16 4FW Jun Endo (2000-05-24)24 May 2000 (aged 16)   JFA Academy Fukushima
17 3MF Oto Kanno (2000-10-30)30 October 2000 (aged 15)   NTV Menina
18 1GK Mayu Mizuguchi (1999-02-11)11 February 1999 (aged 17)   Yamato Sylphid
19 2DF Miyu Tomita (1999-02-05)5 February 1999 (aged 17)   Okamyama Sakuyo HS
20 3MF Nanami Kitamura (1999-11-25)25 November 1999 (aged 16)   Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies
21 3MF Sakura Nojima (1999-04-25)25 April 1999 (aged 17)   Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies

Previous squadsEdit

2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA U-17女子ワールドカップコスタリカ2014 U-17日本女子代表メンバー". Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  2. ^ "FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 – List of Players" (pdf). FIFA. 5 October 2016.