Japan (Under 15)

After the National Middle School Final between Nankatsu and Toho, the top 24 players of the tournament were selected for the All Japan Junior team (under 15). Shun Nitta replaced the injured Tsubasa Ozora.

However, only 17 of these players made the final cut. The seven players that did not make the cut were: Masanori Kato and Kazumasa Oda (Furano); Hideto Koike (Toho); Tetsuo Ishida and Kazuto Takei (Minami); Noburo Sawaki and Hiromichi Hori (Meiwa).

Tsubasa, Misaki, Misugi and Wakabayahi joined the team during the European campaign.

Captain: Tsubasa Ozora

Head Coach: Tetsuo Mikami

Starting eleven (4-4-2):

1.- Ken Wakashimazu; 7.- Makoto Soda, 12.- Hikaru Matsuyama, 5.- Hiroshi Jito, 14.- Ryo Ishizaki; 2.- Masao Tachibana, 3.- Kazuo Tachibana, 11.- Taro Misaki, 10.- Tsubasa; 18.- Shun Nitta, 9.- Kojiro Hyuga.

Lineup of Japan junior team

Affiliated teams: Japan (Under 19)Japan (Olympic), Japan (Senior).

Japan Jr Player List

PlayerTeamPosition# Height (MS)Weight (MS)
jpnPicture of Ken WakashimazuWakashimazuToho MSGK184850000017260
jpnPicture of Masao TachibanaM. TachibanaHanawa MSDM283911000216353
jpnPicture of Kazuo TachibanaK. TachibanaHanawa MSDM383691000216353
jpnPicture of Hiroshi JitoJitoHirado MSDF5106200000018085
jpnPicture of TakasugiTakasugiNankatsu MSDF62900000017367
jpnPicture of Makoto SodaSodaAzuma-Ichi MSDF7105511121016855
jpnPicture of IzawaIzawaNankatsu MSDM851670000116956
jpnPicture of Kojiro HyugaHyugaToho MSFW91168013200017059
jpnPicture of TsubasaTsubasaNankatsu MSAM10638051010016755
jpnPicture of Taro MisakiMisakiJapan (U15)AM1142223100016553
jpnPicture of Hikaru MatsuyamaMatsuyamaFurano MSDF12106202100016857
jpnPicture of IshizakiIshizakiNankatsu MSDF14106130000116655
jpnPicture of Takeshi SawadaSawadaToho MSAM1574200200016253
jpnPicture of Mitsuru SanoSanoHirado MSFW1673490000015947
jpnPicture of TakiTakiNankatsu MSFW171600000016352
jpnPicture of NittaNittaOtomo MSFW1884750000016551
jpnSorimachiToho MSFW192790000016856
jpnPicture of KisugiKisugiNankatsu MSFW201600000016453
jpnPicture of MorisakiMorisakiNankatsu MSGK212750000016860
jpnPicture of Genzo WakabayashiWakabayashiHamburg (Jr.)GK221600000017063
jpnPicture of Jun MisugiMisugiMusashi MSAM242451100016957

Head Coach: Tatsuo Mikami

Picture of Tetsuo Mikami
Nationality
jpn Japan
Current Team(s)
Japan (U19)
Past Teams
Japan (U15)

Assistant Coach: Saburo Sumitomo

Picture of Saburo Sumitomo
Nationality
jpn Japan
Current Team(s)
Japan (U15)

Scout: Munemasa Katagiri

Picture of Munemasa Katagiri
Nationality
jpn Japan
Current Team(s)
Japan (U23)
Past Teams
Japan (U15), Japan (U19)

Group D Standings

PosTeamPWDLFAGDPts
122007526
221019543
3200217-60
Leagues
International Tournament, International Friendly
Seasons
Middle School 3rd Year