Date League Season Full Time
May 2006 International Friendly Pro (Golden 23) 90'


Team1st Half2nd HalfGoals
Japan (U23)224
Denmark (U23)112


Japan vs Denmark was the first friendly match that Japan had during the training camp for the olympic qualifiers.

Taro Misaki opened the score in the 23rd minute, assisted by Jun Misugi. In the 28th minute Denmark tied the game with a goal from Haas, who was assisted by Christiansen. During that play, Hiroshi Jito got injured and was substituted by Mamoru Izawa. In the 40th minute Shun Nitta scored the 2-1 for Japan, assisted by Misaki.

For the second half the futsal combi (Kazami and Furukawa) where replaced by the twins Masao and Kazuo Tachibana. Nitta scored again early in the second half (48th minute), and later on Hikaru Matsuyama scored the 4-1 assisted by goalkeeper Ken Wakashimazu. With the match sentenced, Kisugi, Taki and Yomikura entered the pitch replacing Nitta, Misugi and Misaki. Haas scored again for Denmark, setting the final 4-2.


Japan (U23)

1Wakashimazu GK
4Ishizaki DF
5Jito 8 DF 29'
6Misugi 25 DF
7Soda DF
12Matsuyama DM
11Misaki 20 AM 23'
25Kazami 2 AM
26Furukawa 3 AM
9Sorimachi FW
18Nitta 21 FW 40', 48'
8Izawa 5 DF
2M. Tachibana 25 AM
3K. Tachibana 26 AM
20Yumikura 11 AM
21Kisugi 18 FW
25Taki 6 FW

Denmark (U23)

9Christiansen FW
11Haas FW