The tournament was a knock-out competition, divided in six rounds. Some teams had a bye in the first round and entered the tournament in the second one. Here are the scores of the quarterfinals, semifinals and final match:
In the final, Nankatsu and Toho were tied at the end of extra-time. Instead of going forward with a penalty shootout, both teams were declared champions.
These are the scores of the most relevant games of the first rounds of the tournament:
Best 24 players of the tournament:
- Goalkeepers: Yuzo Morisaki (Nankatsu); Ken Wakashimazu (Toho Academy); Masanori Kato (Furano).
- Defenders: Shingo Takasugi, Ryo Ishizaki (Nankatsu); Hiroshi Jito (Hirado); Makoto Soda (Azuma-Ichi).
- Midfielders: Tsubasa Ozora, Mamoru Izawa (Nankatsu); Takeshi Sawada, Hideo Koike (Toho Academy); Hikaru Matsuyama (Furano); Hiromichi Hori (Meiwa); Tetsuo Ishida (Minami Uwa).
- Forwards: , Hajime Taki, Teppei Kisugi (Nankatsu); Kojiro Hyuga, Kazuki Sorimachi (Toho Academy); Kazumasa Oda (Furano); Noboru Sawaki (Meiwa); Kazuto Takei (Minami Uwa); Kazuo Tachibana, Masao Tachibana (Hanawa).
In this link you have access to the tournament stats of every player that participated in this Middle School National Tournament.