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U-22 Japan
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Japanese U-22日本
Nickname J-boys
Captain Genzo Wakabayashi[1]
Hikaru Matsuyama

The team that represents Japan in the preliminary rounds of the Madrid Olympics.

Results Edit

Practice matches Edit

Asian Olympics preliminaries Edit

2nd round

These matches are home-and-away

  • ○ U-22 Japan 6 - 0 U-22 Malaysia
  • U-22 Thailand 0 - 2 U-22 Japan ○
  • U-22 Bahrain 0 - 3 U-22 Japan ○
  • ● U-22 Malaysia 0 - 5 U-22 Japan ○
  • ○ U-22 Japan 3 - 0 U-22 Thailand ●
  • ○ U-22 Japan 5 - 0 U-22 Bahrain ●

3rd round These matches are home-and-away

  • Δ U-22 Saudi Arabia 1 - 1 U-22 Japan Δ
  • ○ U-22 Japan 4 - 0 U-22 Vietnam
  • U-22 Australia 3 - 1 U-22 Japan ●
  • ○ U-22 Japan 2 - 0 U-22 Saudi Arabia ●
  • ● U-22 Vietnam 0 - 4 U-22 Japan ○
  • ○ U-22 Japan 4 - 1 U-22 Australia ●

Practice matchEdit

For this match, overseas players made their return, such as Tsubasa and Hyuga, Aoi and Soga.

  • Δ U-22 Japan 2 - 2 Greece Δ

Squad Edit

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
24/1 Genzo Wakabayashi
1/17 Ken Wakashimazu[2]
23/21 Yuzo Morisaki
4 Ryo Ishizaki
32/5/15 Gakuto Igawa
7 Makoto Soda
8 Mamoru Izawa
15/?? Hanji Urabe
27 Shingo Takasugi
22 Takeshi Kishida
2 Masao Tachibana
3 Kazuo Tachibana
6 Jun Misugi
11 Taro Misaki
12 Hikaru Matsuyama Captain
16 Mitsuru Sano
25 Shinnosuke Kazami
26 Kotaro Furukawa
30 Takeshi Sawada
9/?? Kazuki Sorimachi
1/17 Ken Wakashimazu[2]
18 Shun Nitta
21 Teppei Kisugi
19 Hajime Taki

NotesEdit

  1. Wakabayashi was the U-22 team's captain until he got injured in the match against Australia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wakashimazu was registered as both goalkeeper and forward in the U-22 team.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Nakanishi and Yumikura were selected for the friendly matches, but didn't make it in the final 23.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Those players joined the training camp, but weren't selected at any points.
  5. Jito was injured during the friendly match against Denmark. He later gave Gakuto the number 5 uniform.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Tsubasa, Aoi, Hyuga and Soga returned to join the practice match against Greece's national team.