Japan Women's National Football Team

Japan Women's National Football Team

Team Information

Nickname Nadeshiko Japan

Japan Women's National Football Team News

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China comeback twice to outfox Japan in shoot-out to set up final date with South Korea | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 China comeback twice to outfox Japan in shoot-out to set up final date with South Korea | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
China comeback twice to outfox Japan in shoot-out to set up final date with South Korea | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
Wang Shanshan's heroics in penalty shootout puts China in final, Japan bow out | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 Wang Shanshan's heroics in penalty shootout puts China in final, Japan bow out | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
Wang Shanshan's heroics in penalty shootout puts China in final, Japan bow out | AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

Japan Women's National Football Team Videos

Women's World Cup 2019: Japan press conference ahead of World Cup opener with Argentina
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Women's World Cup 2019: Japan press conference ahead of World Cup opener with Argentina

Japan Women's National Football Team Bio

Also called by the name Nadeshiko Japan, the Japan team is all set to make an appearance at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019. The team is led by their captain Saki Kumagai and coached by the Head Coach, Asako Takakura. The FIFA code for the Japan National Team is JPN.


2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Squad - Japan


No.Pos.PlayerAge
1GoalkeeperSakiko Ikeda26
2GoalkeeperAyaka Yamashita23
3GoalkeeperChika Hirao22
4DefenderRumi Utsugi30
5DefenderAya Sameshima31
6DefenderSaki Kumagai28
7DefenderNana Ichise21
8DefenderMoeka Minami20
9DefenderAsato Miyagawa21
10DefenderRisa Shimizu22
11DefenderShiori Miyake23
12MidfielderHina Sugita22
13MidfielderEmi Nakajima28
14MidfielderMizuho Sakaguchi31
15MidfielderYui Hasegawa22
16MidfielderYuka Momiki23
17MidfielderNarumi Miura21
18ForwardMana Iwabuchi26
19ForwardYuika Sugasawa28
20ForwardRikako Kobayashi21
21ForwardRiko Ueki19
22ForwardJun Endo19
23ForwardKumi Yokoyama25


HEAD COACH - Asako Takakura


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