- A preliminary round, that Japan did not have to play due to its seeding.
- A first group stage (12 groups), with the winners of each group advancing to the second stage.
- A second group stage (3 groups), with the winners of each group advancing to the Olympic Games. Japan, China and South Korea were the teams that earned the ticket to Madrid.
RESULTS AND STANDINGS:
In the first group stage Japan won easily every single game, both at home and away:
Matches - Stage 1
Legend: P – Games Played, W – Games Won, D – Games Drawn, L – Games Lost, F – Goals For (scored), A – Goals Against (received), GD – Goal Difference, Pts – Points (3 per win, 1 per draw).
Matches - Stage 2
In this link you have access to the stats of every player that participated in this the Asian Qualification Tournament for the Olympic Games.