Japan women's national under-20 football team

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Nickname(s) Young Nadeshiko (ヤングなでしこ)
Association Japan Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Head coach Futoshi Ikeda
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FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2002 )
Best resultChampions, 2018
AFC U-19 Women's Championship
Appearances9 (first in 2002 )
Best resultWinners, 2002, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017

The Japan women's national under-20 football team is a national association football youth team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Football Association.

Contents

The nickname of Japan women's national under-20 football team is the Young Nadeshiko (ヤングなでしこ). [1]

Results and fixtures

Legend

  Win  Draw  Lose  Fixtures

2018

6 August 2018 (2018-08-06) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Group C) United States  Flag of the United States.svg0–1Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Stade Guy Piriou, Concarneau
19:30 Report
Attendance: 2,332 [2]
Referee: Gladys Lengwe (Zambia)
9 August 2018 (2018-08-09) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Group C) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg1–0Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Stade Guy Piriou, Concarneau
16:30
Report Attendance: 2,332 [3]
Referee: Kateryna Monzul (Ukraine)
13 August 2018 (2018-08-13) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Group C) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg6–0Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Stade de la Rabine, Vannes
13:30
Report Attendance: 1,525 [4]
Referee: Gladys Lengwe (Zambia)
17 August 2018 (2018-08-17) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Quarter-finals) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–3Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Stade de la Rabine, Vannes
19:30
Report
Attendance: 3,211 [5]
Referee: Edina Alves Batista (Brazil)
20 August 2018 (2018-08-20) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Semi-finals) England  Flag of England.svg0–2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Stade de la Rabine, Vannes
16:00 Report
Attendance: 2,807 [6]
Referee: Claudia Umpiérrez (Uruguay)
24 August 2018 (2018-08-24) 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Final) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg1–3Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Stade de la Rabine, Vannes
19:30
Report
Attendance: 5,409 [7]
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)

2019

28 October 2019 (2019-10-28) 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship (Group B) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg5–0Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar IPE Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi
16:00
Report Attendance: 120
Referee: Pansa Chaisanit (Thailand)
31 October 2019 (2019-10-31) 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship (Group B) South Korea  Flag of South Korea.svg0–2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi
19:00 Report
Attendance: 150
Referee: Ranjita Devi Tekcham (India)
3 November 2019 (2019-11-03) 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship (Group B) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg2–1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi
16:00
Report Attendance: 200
Referee: Edita Mirabidova (Uzbekistan)
6 November 2019 (2019-11-06) 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship (Semi-finals) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg7–0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi
20:00
Report Attendance: 120
Referee: Ranjita Devi Tekcham (India)
9 November 2019 (2019-11-09) 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship (Final) North Korea  Flag of North Korea.svg1–2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi
20:00
Report
Attendance: 200
Referee: Edita Mirabidova (Uzbekistan)

2020

7 March 2020 Friendly Japan  Flag of Japan.svgCancelledFlag of Germany.svg  Germany Saitama Prefecture, Japan
13:30 UTC+9 CancellationStadium: Saitama Stadium 2002 secondary football field

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

PositionName
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Players

Current squad

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
11 GK Momoko Tanaka (2000-03-17)17 March 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Yamato Sylphid
23 MF Mai Watanabe (2000-09-05)5 September 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Nittaidai Fields
32 DF Wakaba Gotō (2001-06-04)4 June 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg Nippon TV
42 DF Hana Takahashi (2000-02-19)19 February 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Urawa Red Diamonds
52 DF Nodoka Funaki (2000-08-10)10 August 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Waseda University
63 MF Momo Nakao (2002-03-09)9 March 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg JEF United Chiba
73 MF Chise Takizawa (2001-02-14)14 February 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg Nagano Parceiro
83 MF Misaki Morita (2002-01-11)11 January 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg Okayama Sakuyo High School
94 FW Haruka Ōsawa (2001-04-15)15 April 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg JEF United Chiba
103 MF Oto Kanno (2000-10-30)30 October 2000 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg Nippon TV
113 MF Momo Kato (2001-01-28)28 January 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg NGU Loveledge Nagoya
123 MF Sara Itō (2001-11-11)11 November 2001 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg Nippon TV
132 DF Shino Matsuda (2001-03-27)27 March 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg Nippon TV
144 FW Nanako Takeda (2000-02-17)17 February 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Vegalta Sendai
152 DF Chihiro Tomioka (2001-08-15)15 August 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg JFA Academy Fukushima LSC
163 MF Haruka Miura (2000-09-02)2 September 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Nittaidai Fields
174 FW Maho Hirosawa (2000-10-18)18 October 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Waseda University
181 GK Maya Inō (2000-09-29)29 September 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Japan.svg Nittaidai Fields
194 FW Yuzuki Yamamoto (2002-09-01)1 September 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg Nippon TV
202 DF Ibuki Nagae (2002-03-03)3 March 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg Fujieda Junshin High School  [ ja ]
211 GK Shu Ohba (2002-07-11)11 July 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg JFA Academy Fukushima LSC
222 DF Haruna Tabata (2002-05-27)27 May 2002 (aged 17) Flag of Japan.svg Cerezo Osaka
233 MF Fukina Mizuno (2001-01-31)31 January 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Japan.svg INAC Kobe Leonessa

Previous squads

FIFA U-20 World Cup
AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup

Competitive record

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup