Japan national beach soccer team

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Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Association Japan Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Ozu Moreira
Captain Ozu Moreira
FIFA code JPN
BSWW ranking 14
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First colours
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Second colours
Biggest defeat
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2–15 Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg
(Miura, Japan; 6 July 1996)

The Japan national beach soccer team represents Japan in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the JFA, the governing body for football in Japan.

Contents

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win  Draw  Lose  Fixture

2019

21 November 2019 (2019-11-21) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group Stage) Paraguay  Flag of Paraguay.svg4–5Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
21:00
  • Carballo Soccerball shade.svg 22', 34'
  • Morán Soccerball shade.svg 28'
  • Barreto Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Report
  • Okuyama Soccerball shade.svg 13'
  • Ozu Soccerball shade.svg 16', 27'
  • Akaguma Soccerball shade.svg 24', 36'
Attendance: 2,483 [1]
Referee: Raúl González (Spain)
23 November 2019 (2019-11-23) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group Stage) United States  Flag of the United States.svg3–4Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
17:50
  • Canale Soccerball shade.svg 9', 33'
  • Toth Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Report
Attendance: 642 [2]
Referee: Sofien Benchabane (France)
25 November 2019 (2019-11-25) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Group Stage) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg5–3Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
17:50
  • Akaguma Soccerball shade.svg 2', 8'
  • Oba Soccerball shade.svg 21'
  • Ozu Soccerball shade.svg 21'
  • Komaki Soccerball shade.svg 29'
Report
Attendance: 361 [3]
Referee: Alex Valdiviezo (Peru)
28 November 2019 (2019-11-28) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Quarter-finals) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg3–2Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
21:00
  • Oba Soccerball shade.svg 8'
  • Okuyama Soccerball shade.svg 11'
  • Tabata Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Report
  • Laduche Soccerball shade.svg 20' (pen.)
  • Capurro Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Attendance: 1,072 [4]
Referee: Sofien Benchabane (France)
30 November 2019 (2019-11-30) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Semi-finals) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg3–3 (a.e.t.)
(1–2 p)
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
18:00
  • Ozu Soccerball shade.svg 11'
  • Yamauchi Soccerball shade.svg 13'
  • Akaguma Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Report
  • L. Martins Soccerball shade.svg 2'
  • B. Martins Soccerball shade.svg 29', 31'
Attendance: 707 [5]
Referee: Łukasz Ostrowski (Poland)
Penalties
1 December 2019 (2019-12-01) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Third place match) Russia  Flag of Russia.svg5–4Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Los Pynandi Stadium, Luque, Paraguay
16:15
  • Zemskov Soccerball shade.svg 8', 23', 29'
  • Novikov Soccerball shade.svg 8'
  • Makarov Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Report
  • Akaguma Soccerball shade.svg 4', 8'
  • Ozu Soccerball shade.svg 12'
  • Oba Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Attendance: 2,739 [6]
Referee: Juan Angeles (Dominican Republic)

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

PositionName
Head Coach Flag of Japan.svg Ozu Moreira

Manager history

Players

Current squad

The final squad for the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was announced on 11 November 2019. [7]

As of 2019

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
11 GK Shingo Terukina (1984-09-08)8 September 1984 (aged 35) Flag of Japan.svg Ryukyu Erythrina
24 FW Takuya Akaguma (1989-11-21)21 November 1989 (aged 30) Flag of Japan.svg Dorsole Kitakyushu
33 MF Tomoyuki Iino (1985-01-29)29 January 1985 (aged 34) Flag of Japan.svg Dorsole Kitakyushu
43 MF Kosuke Matsuda (1986-09-26)26 September 1986 (aged 33) Flag of Japan.svg Loewe Yokohama
52 DF Teruki Tabata (1979-04-16)16 April 1979 (aged 40) Flag of Japan.svg Veertien Mie BS
63 MF Naoya Matsuo (1988-08-18)18 August 1988 (aged 31) Flag of Japan.svg Pracia Yamaguchi
73 MF Takaaki Oba (1992-12-24)24 December 1992 (aged 26) Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo Verdy BS
83 MF Masayuki Komaki (1982-08-30)30 August 1982 (aged 37) Flag of Japan.svg Veertien Mie BS
94 FW Shusei Yamauchi (1985-09-09)9 September 1985 (aged 34) Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo Verdy BS
102 DF Ozu Moreira (captain) (1986-01-21)21 January 1986 (aged 33) Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo Verdy BS
114 FW Masanori Okuyama (1986-06-07)7 June 1986 (aged 33) Flag of Japan.svg Loewe Yokohama
121 GK Tomoya Ginoza (1985-04-02)2 April 1985 (aged 34) Flag of Japan.svg Veertien Mie BS

Notable players

(2007)

Competitive record

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

Beach Soccer World Championships record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of Brazil.svg 1995 Did not enter---------
Flag of Brazil.svg 1996 Did not enter---------
Flag of Brazil.svg 1997 Round 130003521-160
Flag of Brazil.svg 1998 Did not enter--------
Flag of Brazil.svg 1999 Quarterfinals310021521-63
Flag of Brazil.svg 2000 Fourth place520121622-67
Flag of Brazil.svg 2001 Did not enter---------
Flag of Brazil.svg 2002 Did not enter---------
Flag of Brazil.svg 2003 Round 130003414-100
Flag of Brazil.svg 2004 Did not enter---------
Total4/1014301104078-3810
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of Brazil.svg 2005 Fourth place520031024-146
Flag of Brazil.svg 2006 Quarterfinals410031725-83
Flag of Brazil.svg 2007 Round 130003613-70
Flag of France.svg 2008 Round 130003518-130
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2009 Quarterfinals420111611+57
Flag of Italy.svg 2011 Round 130003610-40
Flag of French Polynesia.svg 2013 Quarterfinals411021112-14
Flag of Portugal.svg 2015 Quarterfinals420021213-16
Flag of the Bahamas.svg 2017 Group stage--------
Flag of Paraguay.svg 2019 Fourth place--------
Flag of Russia.svg 2021 TBD--------
Total10/10277111893126-3324

AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup

AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2006 Runners-up430012910+199
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2007 Runners-up420021819-16
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2008 Runners-up42011198+117
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2009 Champions430011610+69
Flag of Oman.svg 2011 Champions540012313+1012
Flag of Qatar.svg 2013 Runners-up540012315+812
Flag of Qatar.svg 2015 Runners-up650012412+1215
Flag of Malaysia.svg 2017 Third place530024118+239
Total8/837260110194105+8979

Asian Beach Games

Asian Beach Games record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of Indonesia.svg 2008 Did Not Enter
Flag of Oman.svg 2010 Quarterfinal42002147+76
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2012 Quarterfinal42002119+26
Flag of Thailand.svg 2014 Runners-up530022211+119
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2016 Champions541003412+2215
Total4/518111068139+4235

Continental Beach Soccer Tournament

Continental Beach Soccer Tournament record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2016 Third place320012113+86
Total1/1320012113+86

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup record
YearRoundPldWWEWPLGSGADifPts
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2011 Did Not Enter
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2012 7th place300031419-50
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2013 Did Not Enter
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2014 7th place520031922-36
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2015 Did Not Enter
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2016 Did Not Enter
Total2/6820063341-86

See also

Japan
Men's
Women's

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