• Aya Miyama of Japan competes for the ball with Guixin Ren of China PR
  • Japan's forward Yoichiro Kakitani (front R) shoots the ball against Venezuela's goalkeeper Daniel Hernandez
  • The Japan team lines up for a photograph during the KIRIN CHALLENGE CUP 2014 international friendly match between Japan and Venezuela
  • Japan's defender Hiroki Mizumoto (L) and Venezuela's forrward Josef Martinez (R) vie for the ball during their friendly football match
  • Tomas Rincon (L) of Venezuela and Hajime Hosogai (R) of Japan compete for the ball during the KIRIN CHALLENGE CUP 2014
  • Team Venezuela celebrate after scoring a goal during the KIRIN CHALLENGE CUP 2014 international friendly match between Japan and Venezuela

Latest Fixtures and Results

09.09.14 JPN2:2 (0:0)VEN
05.09.14 JPN0:2 (0:1)URU
24.06.14 JPN1:4 (1:1)COL
10.10.14 JPN JAM
14.10.14 JPN BRA
14.11.14 JPN HON

FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

RankingTeam+/- Pts Sep 2014
48 Guinea16Up
48 Japan-4Down
48 Congo30Up
52 Armenia-16Down
53 Slovenia-14Down

National League

J-League Division 1

TeamMPWDLPts
1Urawa Red Diamonds26165553
2Kashima Antlers26154749
3Kawasaki Frontale26146648
4Gamba Osaka26144846
5Sagan Tosu261421044

Association Information

Foundation year1921
Affiliated since1921
Official site
www.jfa.jp
info
inter_national@jfa.or.jp
(only for international use in English)
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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