• 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
  • Yoshinori Muto of Japan celebrates his goal with Javier Aguirre head coach of Japan 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

National League

J-League Division 1

TeamMPWDLPts
1Urawa Red Diamonds23145447
2Kawasaki Frontale23134643
3Sagan Tosu23132841
4Kashima Antlers23124740
5Gamba Osaka23114837

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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