• Bert van Marwijk head coach of the Netherlands is pictured on a tv camera
  • Japan's Yuji Nakazawa (22) and Daisuke Matsui  (8) and Netherlands' Robin van Persie
  • Japan's Daisuke Matsui (L) fights for a ball with Netherlands' Rafael van der Vaart
  • Freddy Adu of the USA gestures
  • Japan's Yasuhito Endo reacts
  • Japan's Atsuto Uchida and goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi celebrate

FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

National League

J-League Division 1

TeamMPWDLPts
1Gamba Osaka34196963
2Urawa Red Diamonds34188862
3Kashima Antlers341861060
4Kashiwa Reysol34179860
5Sagan Tosu341931260

Association Information

Foundation year1921
Affiliated since1921
Official site
www.jfa.jp
info
inter_national@jfa.or.jp
Japan Football Association
JFA House, Football Ave. Bunkyo-ku TOKYO 113-8311
Phone: +81-3/3830 2004
Fax: +81-3/3830 2005
PresidentDAINI Kuniya
Vice President
  • MABUCHI Akiko
  • MURAI Mitsuru
  • TASHIMA Kohzo
General SecretaryHARA Hiromi
TreasurerHARA Akihiko
Technical DirectorHARA Hiromi (JPN)
Men's CoachAGUIRRE Javier (MEX)
Women's CoachSASAKI Norio (JPN)
Media OfficerNISHIZAWA Kazutake
Futsal CoordinatorMATSUZAKI Yasuhiro
Referee CoordinatorKAMIKAWA Toru
JerseysNavy blue
ShortsNavy blue
StockingsNavy blue
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Confederation

HONOURS

FIFA World Cup™ appearances
5 (1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014)
Continental titles
  • Winner Asian Nations Cup (1992, 2000, 2004, 2011)
Best Results
  • Winner FIFA Women's World Cup Final (2011), FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Final (2014)
  • Runners-Up FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1999), FIFA Confederations Cup (2001), FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Final (2010), Olympic Football Tournament Women Final (2012)
  • Third Olympic Football Tournament Final (1968), FIFA Club World Cup (2007, 2008), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2012)
  • Fourth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final (2005), Women's Olympic Football Tournament (2008), FIFA Club World Cup (2011), Olympic Football Tournament Final (2012)
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