Japan Squad 2022 ? Hajime Announces His Final Squad For World Cup


Who Are The Japan Squad For World Cup ? The Japan national football team, nicknamed the Samurai Blue, represents Japan in men’s international football. It is controlled by the Japan Football Association, the governing body for football in Japan. Japan was not a major football force until the end of the 1980s, with a small and amateur team.

What is the rank of Japan in FIFA?

As of 2022 the IR Iran national men’s soccer team was positioned 24th on the FIFA World Ranking.

Who is Japan head coach?

Hajime Moriyasu is a Japanese football manager and former player. He made more than 250 appearances in 14 years with Sanfrecce Hiroshima, including a year on loan to Kyoto Purple Sanga, before spending his final season as a professional with Vegalta Sendai. He also played 35 times for the Japan national team. 

Which Group Does Japan Fall Under the World Cup 2022?

Japan is under Group E of the 2022 World Cup Qatar …Thus Japan will be playing against Spain , Costa Rica and Germany during the Group Stage.

Japan Group Stage Match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23Germany vs. Japan8 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Wed, Nov. 23Spain vs. Costa Rica11 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27Japan vs. Costa Rica5 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27Spain vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt
Thurs, Dec. 1Japan vs. Spain2 p.m.Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1Costa Rica vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt

Has Japan Ever Won The FIFA World Cup ?

The World Cup Finals is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, with an estimated 715.1 million people watching the 2006 tournament final. Japan have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on seven occasions, the first being in 1998 where they lost all three group games and finished in 31st position.

Hajime Moriyasu Releases Detailed Japan Squad/Players For 2022 FIFA World Cup


  • Eiji Kawashima
  • Keisuke Osako
  • Shuichi Gonda


  • Daniel Schmidt
  • Takehiro Tomiyasu
  • Shogo Taniguchi
  • Yuto Nagatomo
  • Miki Yamane
  • Sho Sasaki
  • Yuta Nakayama
  • Maya Yoshida
  • Yukinari Sugawara
  • Ko Itakura
  • Hiroki Ito


  • Gaku Shibasaki
  • Genki Haraguchi
  • Takumi Minamino
  • Takefusa Kubo
  • Hidemasa Morita
  • Wataru Endo
  • Junya Ito
  • Ao Tanaka
  • Kaoru Mitoma
  • Daichi Kamada
  • Ritsu Doan
  • Kyogo Furuhashi
  • Ayase Ueda
  • Takuma Asano
  • Daizen Maeda

Who is the Captain Of Japan Football National Team ?

Maya Yoshida is a Japanese footballer who plays as a centre back for Bundesliga club Schalke 04 and captains the Japan national team.

Japan Squad / Team Players For FIFA World Cup | Rankings , Matches & Head Coach

Keisuke OsakoGoalkeeperJul 28, 1999 (23)Sanf. Hiroshima
Kosei TaniGoalkeeperNov 22, 2000 (21)Shonan Bellmare
Zion SuzukiGoalkeeperAug 21, 2002 (19)Urawa Reds
Shogo TaniguchiCenter-Back Jul 15, 1991 (31)Kawasaki Front.
Shinnosuke NakataniCenter-Back Mar 24, 1996 (26)Nagoya Grampus
Shinnosuke HatanakaCentre-BackAug 25, 1995 (26)Yokohama F. M.
Tomoki IwataCentre-Back Apr 7, 1997 (25)Yokohama F. M.
Sho SasakiCentre-BackOct 2, 1989 (32)Sanf. Hiroshima
 Hayato ArakiCentre-BackAug 7, 1996 (25)Sanf. Hiroshima
Takuma OminamiCentre-BackDec 13, 1997 (24)Kashiwa Reysol
 Daiki SugiokaLeft back Sep 8, 1998 (23)Shonan Bellmare
Miki YamaneRight-Back Dec 22, 1993 (28)Kawasaki Front.
Ryuta KoikeRight-Back Aug 29, 1995 (26)Yokohama F. M.
Joel Chima FujitaDeffensive Mid-fieldFeb 16, 2002 (20)Yokohama F. Marinos
Kento HashimotoCentral Midfield Aug 16, 1993 (28)SD Huesca
Kota MizunumaRight Mid-FieldFeb 22, 1990 (32)Yokohama F. M.
Tsukasa MorishimaAttacking MidfieldAge: Apr 25, 1997 (25)Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Makoto MitsutaRight Winger Jul 20, 1999 (23)Sanf. Hiroshima
Ryo MiyaichiRight Winger Dec 14, 1992 (29)Yokohama F. M.
Takuma NishimuraSecond StirkerAge: Oct 22, 1996 (25)Yokohama F. M.
Shuto MachinoCenter -ForwardSep 30, 1999 (22)Shonan Bellmare

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