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Japan national football team

Japan national football team

The Japan national soccer team represents Japan in association football and is operated by the Japan Football Association, the governing body for association football in Japan. The current head coach is Vahid Halilhodžić. Japan is one of the most successful soccer teams in Asia, having qualified for the last five consecutive FIFA World Cups with second round advancements in 2002 & 2010, and having won the AFC Asian Cup a record four times in 1992, 2000, 2004 & 2011. The team has also finished second in the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup. The Japanese team is commonly known by the fans and media as Soccer Nippon Daihyō, Nippon Daihyō, or Daihyō as abbreviated expressions. Although ... more on Wikipedia