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Japan Squad For FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 And Players List, Position, Japan Match List

Japan’s latest attempt to make a deep run through into World Cup knockout rounds will be launched in Qatar, where they will be aiming for seventh time fortunate.

Before to 2022, the Samurai Blue had appeared on the largest stage in football six times in a row, so their performances had a pattern. They alternated between group stage elimination and Round of 16 defeat.

They were defeated by eventual semifinalist Belgium in Russia in 2018 during that round of the last 16.

Japan Squad For FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

  1. Goalkeeper –

Daniel Schmidt (Sint-Truiden), Shūichi Gonda (Shimizu S-Pulse), Eiji Kawashima (Strasbourg).

2. Defenders –

Miki Yamane (Kawasaki Frontale), Maya Yoshida (Schalke), Ko Itakura (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Hiroki Ito (Stuttgart), Yuto Nagatomo (FC Tokyo), Hiroki Sakai (Urawa Red Diamonds), Shogo Taniguchi (Kawasaki Frontale), Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal).

3. Midfielders –

Yuki Soma (Nagoya Grampus), Ritsu Dōan (Freiburg), Wataru Endo (Stuttgart), Junya Ito (Reims), Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton), Hidemasa Morita (Sporting CP), Gaku Shibasaki (Leganés), Daichi Kamada (Eintracht Frankfurt), Takefusa Kubo (Real Sociedad), Ao Tanaka (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Takumi Minamino (Monaco).

4. Forwards –

Daizen Maeda (Celtic), Ayase Ueda (Cercle Brugge), Takuma Asano (Bochum), Shuto Machino (Shonan Bellmare).

Japan Player list and position

PositionPlayerClubAge
GoalkeeperEiji KawashimaStrasbourg (FRA)39
GoalkeeperShuichi GondaShimizu S-Pulse (JPN)33
GoalkeeperDaniel SchmidtSint-Truiden (BEL) 30
DefenderYuto NagatomoTokyo (JPN)36
DefenderMaya YoshidaSchalke (GER)34
DefenderHiroki SakaiUrawa Red Diamonds (JPN) 32
DefenderTakehiro TomiyasuArsenal (ENG)23
DefenderMiki YamaneKawasaki Frontale (JPN)28
DefenderShogo TaniguchiKawasaki Frontale (JPN)31
DefenderKo ItakuraBorussia Monchengladbach (GER)25
DefenderHiroki ItoStuttgart (GER)23
MidfielderGaku ShibasakiLeganes (SPA)30
MidfielderWataru EndoStuttgart (GER)29
MidfielderTakumi MinaminoMonaco (FRA)27
MidfielderJunya ItoReims (FRA)29
MidfielderRitsu DoanFreiburg (GER)24
MidfielderDaichi KamadaEintracht Frankfurt (GER)26
MidfielderTakefusa KuboReal Sociedad (SPA)21
MidfielderHidemasa MoritaSporting (POR)27
MidfielderAo TanakaFortuna Dusseldorf (GER)24
MidfielderKaoru MitomaBrighton (ENG)25
MidfielderYuki SomaNagoya Grampus (JPN)25
ForwardTakuma AsanoBochum (GER)27
ForwardAyase UedaClub Brugge (BEL)24
ForwardDaizen MaedaCeltic (SCO)25
ForwardShuto MachinoShonan Bellmare (JPN)23

Japan Match List

  1. 23rd Nov 2022 – Germany vs Japan at 8:00 am IST
  2. 27th Nov 2022 – Japan vs Costa Rica at 5:00 am IST
  3. 1st Dec 2022 – Japan vs Spain at 2:00 pm IST

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