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FIFA World Cupô national teams

Japan

 

 

 

日本サッカー協会

 

 

Population 127 764 000 inhabitants
Land Area 377 835 km≤
GDP (exchange rate) 4 623 398 million US$
GDP per capita (PPP) 29 312 US$
Capital city Tokyo
   
Foundation

1921

FIFA Affiliation 1929
President Saburo Kawabuchi
Confederation AFC (Asia)
   
Nickname The Blues
Current coach Zico (Since 2002)
Most caps Masami Ihara (123 selections)
Top scorer Kunishige Kamamoto (73 goals)
   
First International

Japan

0 - 5

China

 

in Tokyo, Japan (9 may 1917)

Largest win

Japan

15 - 0

Philippines

 

in Tokyo, Japan (27 sep 1967)

Worst defeat

Japan

2 - 15

Philippines

 

in Tokyo, Japan (10 sep 1917)

 

 

 

- World Cup Statistics -

 

Participation 3*
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/8 Finals (since 1986) 1
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/4 Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
1/2 Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Finals -
30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Victories

-

30 34 38 50 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06
Match Played 7
 All-Time table ranking 40th (7 pts)
 All-Time trophy room 44th

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Win 2
Draw 1
Loss 4
Goal Scored 6
Goal Conceded 7

*in counting the 2006 World Cup.

 

 

 

- Germany 2006-

 

First Round

12.06.2006

Australia

 

-

 

Japan

First Round

18.06.2006

Japan

 

-

 

Croatia

First Round

22.06.2006

Japan

 

-

 

Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Korea Japan 2002-

 

First Round

04.06.2002

Japan

2

-

2

Belgium

First Round

09.06.2002

Japan

1

-

0

Russia

First Round

14.06.2002

Tunisia

0

-

1

Japan

Second Round

18.06.2002

Japan

0

-

1

Turkey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- France 1998 -

 

First Round

14.06.1998

Argentina

1

-

0

Japan

First Round

20.06.1998

Japan

0

-

1

Croatia

First Round

26.06.1998

Japan

1

-

2

Jamaica